Hi everybody, I joined the group for support from other parents who have found out their children have been sexually abused. I have recently been told by my thirty year old daughter that she has been sexually abused by her father since she was four years old. The marriage ended after I lived through ten years of domestic violence, but I never suspected him of sexual abuse during the marriage. I fear their sexual relationship is still going on and I really don't know what I should do about it since she is an adult now. She is still single and has no career aspirations and finds it hard to even work a fulltime job and has horribly messed up her finances. She has been in counseling on and off for a few years. I have been going through all kinds of emotions from extreme anger, to regret for not realizing the abuse was going on back during our ten year marriage, to disbelief... I have also finally joined a support group for abused women about six months ago which I have found very helpfull. Any words of wisdom from others would be appreciated... :-)
My husband's father molested my 7 year old daughter for around 3 years we found out at the beginning of April 2020 when she came to me about it, he was arrested at around midnight the day we found out and called the police. He admitted it. We both felt much more relaxed after we knew he was in jail.. The next morning his mother and brother bailed him out of jail, knowing that he had done it. He's...
I just discovered this song; it's about recovery from alcoholism but the chorus is so true to our situations: "It gets easier but it never gets easy. I could say it's all worth it but you'd never believe me." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2CagbTwPxXw&feature=youtu.be