I never thought I would be applying the words ”abused” and “traumatized” to myself as a young adult. Yet, here I am. As a survivor of incest and emotional abuse, I question myself about my experiences.
Besides the impact of the sexual abuse, I have been forced to reevaluate my idea of family. Incest is a very real issue, but is one that is hardly addressed.
Seen as a taboo, incest is often swept under the rug. The problem with this is it does not address the concept of family and the impact the abuse has on the adult survivor.Read more on themighty.com