Should a person report abuse from two years ago?

by Kelsey
(Alabama, USA)

If someone was abused two years ago should they report?

Reply from Darlene: Kelsey, while most would believe my reply should be a resounding yes, there isn't enough information for me to give you an answer to this question. See the remainder of my reply to this Ask Darlene question "Should a person report abuse from two years ago?" 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.

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