Hello! My name is Tammy. My now 16 year old daughter was sexually abused by my father. She disclosed at age 9. We were able to prosecute my father and he pled guilty and received a 15 year sentence.
My daughter is doing really well now. She has received counseling starting from the day after disclosure. She did have a hard time last May resulting in outpatient intensive therapy through last summer.
I had stopped going to counseling several years ago. After my daughter's "breakdown" last summer, I have been really struggling with anxiety and depression. I was hospitalized 3 weeks ago for it. I was not taking care of myself at all-working really long hours in hospice nursing, ignoring my feelings. I am again receiving counseling and started on meds.
i wanted to introduce myself, tell our story (I was a prior member of this group), and offer any support to those of us in this terrible club.
Hello. I'm new here, and have a question for other parents who have gone through this. The short version of my story is that my teen daughter was raped by another teen 5 years ago. She didn't tell us until almost a year later, after she had a breakdown and was hospitalized. She didn't want us to try to pursue legal action against her rapist, and realistically, at that point it probably would have...
So I found this group while looking for information on how to write an impact statement from a Mother's view point. This statement is for the sentencing hearing for the "Monster" that sexually abused my son 15 years ago. I'm glad I found this group I hope it will help me cope with the feelings I have from what I’ve learned over the last year and a half. I've never been a part of a group...