Feasibility of Online Child Abuse Support Group?

by Anonymous

Support for those recovering from spanking abuse and fetish? 
I've been reading through some articles, specifically about the pain and humiliation endured during spankings in childhood and how this fear and humiliation in childhood sometimes develops into a fetish. I've noticed several folks commenting on this as a covert form of sexual abuse and they mention the sense of addiction - of loss at a healthy sense of sexuality.

I wonder if there is a support forum or if it would be viable to make an online support forum for people who are doing the painstaking work to understand their childhood abuse and disentangle that from adult sexuality.

I personally battle this issue much in my own life, and find that there is great support for people dealing with sexual addiction, but none that I can find that is for people trying to deal with the shame of this *particular* fetish. I think it could be very useful and de-stigmatizing—as well as informative and validating—to have such a group. The focus of the group as I see it would be to:

  • Understand the victimization and suppressed rage that exists to create this fetish.
  • Provide a forum to discuss the pain and shame openly in an attempt to take from the shame of this fetish and start to face the stark realities of abuse endured.
  • Provide tips/recovery thoughts for those wishing to live without acting on this particular addiction.
Any thoughts?

Darlene's comments to this Child Abuse Article titled "Feasibility of Online Child Abuse Support Group?" can be found at Comments below this submission. Depending on system activity, there are sometimes delays in comments going live on my site; but rest assured, they do eventually appear. So if you don't yet see them, I hope you will return later to read what I, and possibly others, have written. I thank you for your patience and understanding.

Email addresses, phone numbers, home addresses AND website/blog URLs in visitor comments are STRICTLY prohibited, and could result in being banned from making further comments on this site.

Click here to read or post comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Child Abuse Article - Write one.

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.

E-book: Victim To Victory

From Victim to Victory
a memoir

How I got over the devastating effects of child abuse and moved on with my life


Most Recent

  1. Converging Stolen Lives

    Jan 30, 18 01:13 PM

    There was a time and space I didn’t think about you, or your abuse. Where when I looked back at my life, I only saw normal things, a normal childhood.

    Read More

  2. A letter to one of the 13 Turpin children

    Jan 29, 18 11:33 AM

    A heartfelt letter by a former classmate that speaks to bullying and regrets. You'll find it on my Facebook group. I hope you'll join and get in on the discussion.

    Read More

  3. Dissociated From Abuse

    Jan 29, 18 11:00 AM

    I was sexually abused by my father from age 6 to 13, which stopped when I started talking about it during the day. The teenage brother of my best friend

    Read More