My oldest daughter was raped by a cousin twice- the last time several years ago. She didn't tell me, but did finally tell a friend who told school admin, who told me. She knows I know, but won't talk to me beyond saying I should forget I ever heard it. She won't say which cousin - she wants family stuff to continue like normal. I have a younger daughter to protect who knows nothing. I think the right thing is to STOP keeping this secret - if she won't say his name, then I should tell my sisters that one of their sons needs help etc.....tell my younger daughter that she is at risk with these guys.....tell these guys I know what happened and I don't want them around my family anymore (they are both adults now). But I know my daughter wants nothing said, and I struggle with the idea of betraying her - she's already been betrayed. I can't keep this secret now that I know - the ripple effects are too great. How do I handle this?
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