The Need to Speak Out About Child Abuse
(Calgary, Alberta, Canada)
As a domestic abuse survivor and the parent to 2 girls who were sexually abused, I, thank you for providing a site that people can come together and share their stories. Many times the subject(s) are found to be taboo and not many want to talk about it. However, without bringing it out into the open, we would never be able to have the potential to save someone, even 1 person from the pain and humiliation that is felt by many of the abused. We need to continue to speak out, reach out, and show love and compassion to others who need us at the darkest times in their lives.
Note from Darlene: If I have not left a comment on your story, please understand that it is not personal; it's just that my hectic schedule no longer permits me to do so.
I hope you'll follow me on:Email addresses, phone numbers, home addresses AND website/blog URLs in submissions and visitor comments are STRICTLY prohibited. Please don't include them, as they will be removed.
Disclaimer: To the best of my knowledge the child abuse
stories on this site are true. While I cannot guarantee
this, I do try to balance the need for the submitter to be
heard and validated with the needs of my visitors.