Category Archives: false memory syndrome

Our Endangered Species: A Hard Look At How We Treat Children

This article is almost 17 years old, but I remember the day I read it in 1998, in The Los Angeles Times (Parade) Magazine. It was only a few months after I remembered my father had sexually abused, raped, and … Continue reading

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The False Love Between Victims and Sexual Abusers

“There are pictures of everything except the fondling and the oral sex that my father forced me to perform for him” ~ Joyce Allan Many victims of child sexual abuse are disbelieved because the child was captured in photos showing … Continue reading

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“Abuse? What Abuse?… Please Pass the Potatoes”

Repression and dissociation of trauma is included in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV). I don’t particularly like the word “disorder” because I believe that memory repression is an ingenious, rational, and methodical way for a child’s … Continue reading

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Former Miss America, Incest Survivor, Shares Her Story

…“Scuff, scuff, scuff.” The sounds of expensive felt soles making their way down the hall of a Denver mansion in the middle of a night. The slow turn of the door handle on the private bedroom door of a 5-year-old … Continue reading

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Sexual Predators Can Confuse the Sexual Identity of a Child, and Even Get Them To Commit Murder

This is a re-post from 2012. It is timely… “People need to realize that there are many, many of us out there, and we’re not going away.” ~ an admitted pedophile When a child is being sexually violated, they often … Continue reading

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Marilyn Van Derbur’s Story: Still Compelling and Still Powerful Evidence of Repression for Childhood Sexual Abuse

This article is very old, but still relevant today. Did Daddy Really Do it? ~Los Angeles Times, Katy Butler “On May 8, 1991, seven years after her father’s death, a graying, impeccably groomed former Miss America named Marilyn Van Derbur … Continue reading

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Mother-Child Incest: An Abomination of Nature

A portion of this article was originally posted in 2009, but It’s time has come to be re-posted, with additional text. When I first saw Gregg Milligan on Oprah many years ago, I was still so unhealed with regards to … Continue reading

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