For a better understanding of child abuse and neglect, you will need to know the ones that are purely mythical.
MYTH: Parents who abuse their children are bad and unloving people.
FACT: Parents who are abusive are not in control. Being violent with a child will not make the child behave better; learn how to make good decisions in life, nor learn how to control their behavior. Continue reading “Myths About Child Abuse & Neglect”
The following are symbols and abbreviations used in the pedophilia community to communicate with each other:
Top Left: Boy Lover Top Right: Little Boy Lover
Middle Left: Girl Lover Middle Right: Child Lover
Bottom: Childlove online media
Abbreviations used to classify their interests for other pedophiles within their ring:
* CL: ChildLover/pedophile
* GL: Girl Lover/Attracted to girls
* BL: BoyLover/Attracted to boys
* YF: Young Friend, used when speaking about a victim
* CP: Child Porn
* LG: Little Girl
* LB: Little Boy
* GM: Girl Moment – which is time spent with a young girl
* BM: Boy Moment – same as Girl Moment* AoA: Short for “age of attraction”
* MAA: Minor attracted adult (pedophile)
* AoC: Age of (legal) consent
Dissociative Identity Disorder is one of the most misunderstood disorders. Hollywood has portrayed the disorder as some psychotic, maniac like, “The Three Faces of Eve,” or “Sybil.” There are varying degrees of every disorder, and this applies as well to DID. In an attempt, to destigmatize the disorder, the DSM changed its’ name from Multiple Personality Disorder to Dissociative Identity Disorder. It does not appear to have done a lot to straighten out the misunderstanding of the disorder. Dissociation means to break away, disconnect or sever. Continue reading “Dissociative Identity Disorder”
Have you ever wondered why some people fall victim of sexual abuse more than once? Finding myself in this category—I asked myself how could it have happened again? I was a childhood victim of incest, and then at the age of thirteen, I was date raped. Later in life, I was sexually harassed by a college professor. And, I’ve been involved in relationships throughout my life with emotionally abusive men. Continue reading “Revictimization”
Nothing in this content, or on this blog should be considered, or used as a substitute for, medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. This site is strictly for education and awareness of child abuse. You should always talk to your health care provider for diagnosis and treatment, including your specific medical needs.
A pedophile is an adult with a sexual preference for children typically under the age of 13. A pedophile will fantasize about a child; they are sexually aroused by a child and experience sexual “urges” toward children. Most psychologists believe people with pedophilia will act on it in some way. Continue reading “What is pedophila?”