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Myths

The Abused Always Abuse Others
Some survivors of abuse fear that they are going to go on to hurt other children, including our own children. While a small percentage of abused children do grow up into adults who hurt others, most absolutely do not. If anything, most survivors end up re-abusing themselves. If you struggle with this please read this article. Please know that no survivor is doomed to become what hurt them.

Women are Never the Perpetrator
It is commonly believed or assumed that it is rare for a female to be a perpetrator in the sexual abuse of a child. However, perhaps this article will provide insight into this aspect of sexual abuse committed against children, that is commonly denied or overlooked. Females do in fact sexually abuse children.

Myths About Healing
Caroline Myss - one of the world’s leading voices in the fields of human consciousness, spirituality, health, energy medicine, and the science of medical intuition - exposes five major myths that cause people to be unable or unmotivated to heal their wounds.