Overcoming Sexual Abuse
This board is where we share our blog posts from our website TheKavanaghSisters.Com and all relate to the topic of healing from childhood sexual abuse
Is anger something you struggle with? While it is a completely normal emotion, for those of us who have experienced childhood sexual abuse if can often be feared or badly expressed. We can struggle to express how we feel and use anger as a way of pushing people away. We have put together this free ebook to help you to gain a clearer understanding of the various types of anger, which we hope will help you let go of the destructive elements of that anger
Read our latest #blog written by Joyce in response to the the @irishexaminer article about juvenile offenders being responsible for almost half of all #sexualoffences recorded in 2016. #breakthesilence #timesup https://thekavanaghsisters.com/2018/02/19/young-offenders-what-are-we-to-do/
Perfectionism - a way of dealing with trauma | TheKavanaghSisters.com My desire for perfectionism is driven by my need to be right and my belief that others can’t do the work as well as me. This often stops me asking for help when I feel overwhelmed. This behaviour only feeds my perfectionism, but the more I recognise this in my behaviour the more I can challenge it.
We’re delighted to launch our FREE 40-Page Ebook ‘A Helpful Guide to Understanding the Psychological Impacts of Childhood Sexual Abuse’ as part of Sexual Abuse and Sexual Violence Awareness Week #svsaweek #ItsNotOk We hope it helps you on your own healing journey. Just follow the link to download your free copy.
Paedophiles – Monsters or Humans? What do you think of when you hear the word “paedophile”? Do you think of a person? The media’s portrayal of paedophiles as monsters generates and supports fear. This portrayal can prevent us from seeing them as actual human beings. We have labelled them, categorised them and no longer think of them as human. All we see is an unforgivable and heinous sexual act against an innocent child from a creature we feel doesn’t deserve to live.
To Catch a Paedophile - Do you agree with the growth in pedophile hunter groups or does it make you feel uncomfortable? Do you think that social media is the right platform for this type of content? Do you feel these groups will prevent paedophiles from being prosecuted due to their activities? Who wins in these cases?
Does Childhood Sexual Abuse Change Who You Are Forever?Childhood sexual abuse affects every aspect of the victim's lives including making physiological changes to their brain and body as they learn to survive the trauma. Overcoming the trauma caused by csa is possible but only by understanding fully how it impacted you