Posts Tagged ‘sexual abuse’

Grooming Behaviors That Online Predators Use and 3 Steps You Can Take To Protect Your Child or Teen

Predators use manipulation in order to gain the trust of their targets. These manipulation tactics are globally known as grooming behaviors. Grooming behaviors are designed to make the target of the abuse feel “special”, build trust, and have access to the target fairly easily. Most people who sexually abuse children, use children that they know…

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How Child Sexual Abuse Impacts the Developing Brain 

child sexual abuse and the developing brain

How Child Sexual Abuse Impacts the Developing Brain  (part 1 in a 5 part series) We all know that sexual abuse has lasting effects on the person who was abused. This often shows up as chronic feelings of low self-esteem, shame, anxiety, depression, and more. But what is not talked about as much is how…

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