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This is Why I Kept Sexual Abuse a Secret for 20 Years

10 reasons children don’t reveal sex abuse

I was a young adult the first time I told an authority figure that I’d been sexually abused. The response was less than ideal.

“If your childhood was so bad, why are you waiting until now to tell someone?”



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Toni Tails

CEO of | Published Author & Illustrator| Body Positive Graphic Artist | Autism Mama | Survivor of Child Sex Abuse | PTSD ADHD Queer Babe | she/her