Does A History Of Sexual Abuse Lead to Mental Illness?

Many more people than we think are victims of sexual abuse. We may not be very good at discussing it, and tend to rationalize and justify it, but the fact remains that many people reading this, including you have a good chance of falling into the category of  VICTIM.

The Catholic church has dealt with their pedophile priests by relocating priests and using the power of cold cash to keep their chronic problem under the radar. Some ask if you must be a pedophile to become a priest? Or do you have to be a priest to be a pedophile? At any rate, here is an article linking sexual abuse to long term mental illness. It is scary to look at the numbers, but according to statistics, we could be talking 1 of every 6 men were at some point victims of abuse. Check this article out and give feedback on what you think.

http://www.familylife.com/articles/topics/life-issues/challenges/cultural-issues/dealing-with-past-sexual-abuse#.Ut_TJO3Tly0

DLMK

Author: www.dontlabelmykid.blog (Don't Label My Kid! Coaching & Counseling Team)

Social Worker- Mental Health, Addictions, and Behavioral health- Leadership Educator-, Juvenile Justice. A variety of coaching. I have a great desire to help others make it through times that I myself have had to navigate. I understand the process, the pain,and the support needed. I, and the rest of my team all have both the formal education to coach others but more importantly we also have the life experience which allows us to relate to all the phases and hurdles that come with recovering from issues like depression, addiction, domestic violence, spiritual confusion, and much more. I feel that the combination of formal training and life experience allows us to meet those we help every point of need- in a real way.

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