Sexual Abuse in the Military

The military has a lot of traditions.  Many are good and serve a purpose, other’s – not so much.  Sexual abuse in the military is one of them.  I spent 8 years in the military and I’ve seen my share of both.  Clearly things haven’t improved...

Gangs and Sexual Abuse

A recent report from Britain’s Office of the Children’s Commissioner found an alarming number of sexual abuse cases attributed to gangs.  The study identified  2,409 victims in the first year of the study.  Of those, 155 were also identified as also being...

Beating Sex Offenders to Death

For most parents of a sexual abuse victim, the idea of “dispensing with” the offending party has probably crossed their mind.  Usually it is something that crosses your mind some time after the abuse happens.  You’ve had time to process the...

We can’t tell you who did it

Chances are, your sexual abuse situation will have at least one element that you couldn’t have possibly imagined.  Or more likely 5 or 6.  Occasionally these head scratchers make the news.  Over the past couple of years the Brooklyn District Attorney’s...

Are you a survivor?

survival has different definitions when it comes to life changing events.  If you come out of a battle, plane crash, or tornado and are still in one piece and breathing that’s probably the most obvious level of survival.  Obviously, this is a must from a...