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Other forms of physical contact are more blatantly sexual, such as Mackenzie Philip’s intercourse with her father.Childhood sexual abuse can also include fondling of breasts, rubbing up and down against a child and sexual comments.
It affects people of all socioeconomic backgrounds and education levels.
Since sexual abuse carries such a high degree of shame, it’s highly likely that clients will not mention it.
Substance abuse, as well as suicide attempts, is a failed effort to manage the emotional pain of sexual abuse.
For example, suddenly Grandpa wants you to sit on his lap more often.
Or, an uncle wants to caress a child’s hair or cheek more often.
Parents and caregivers should let children know that they want to know about any kind of touching or interaction with someone who makes them feel uncomfortable physically and emotionally or who touches them.