One common form of sexual abuse of children is incest, which has been defined as sexual contact that occurs between family members.* Most incest occurs between older male relatives and younger female children in families of every class and color.
Other instances of sexual abuse of children are most often committed by friends who have access to children within the family setting and by people normally trusted by parents: doctors, dentists, teachers, and baby-sitters.
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Teenagers with a history of incest might "sleep around" in order to feel accepted, or run away from our homes and communities.
Depression is another common response to the abuse, and adult survivors often turn to drugs and alcohol to mask the pain. It is often very difficult to talk about incest or childhood sexual abuse.
"Thank you so much, principal." She says, fumbling on every syllable.
And now I have to hide the truth with me that it was my sperm that contributed to her birth.