Tag Archives: PTSD

Research Proves the Existence of Repressed Memories

“I was never prodded or poked by someone else’s agenda to remember. It just came, as if I gave birth to three whales.” ~Lori Cardille, incest survivor There are still many people who deny that children can, and often do, … Continue reading

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Secret Traumas: Fathers and Daughters

You can’t reveal family secrets if you hide them from yourself ~~Alethea Father/Daughter Incest: Amnesia Makes Sense (Edited and amended from a 2012 article) The betrayal, shame, and guilt attached to father/daughter incest is far greater than if another male … Continue reading

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Former Miss America, Marilyn Van Derbur, Paralyzed by Incest: Part Two in a Series

Part two in my discussion continues in my ongoing effort to educate people about how truly devastating child sexual abuse -especially incest- can be on the victim and the adult survivor. Former Miss America, Marilyn Van derbur, was sexually abused … Continue reading

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