Is it sexual abuse when parents have sex in front of a child?

by Ronald M.
(Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada)

I was wondering if parents having sexual intercourse with a child present in the room (while the child is asleep or not) would constitute sexual abuse?? I shared a room with my parents for my first 2-3 years due to circumstances beyond my control. While I have no recollection of such events, and I am not making accusations, given what I know about my parents it wouldn't surprise me, and it would explain a lot about me. I know I wouldn't want to have sex in front of anyone, let alone kids.


Thanks.

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