We teach our young children all sorts of ways to keep themselves safe. We teach them to watch the hot stove, we teach them to look both ways before they cross the street, but more often than not — body safety is not taught until much older — until sometimes…it is too late. Research conducted by the Centers for Disease Control CDC estimates that approximately 1 in 6 boys and 1 in 4 girls are sexually abused before the age of You want to hear something even scarier? These statistics do not surprise me.
Sexually abused daughters often feel silence is their only option
Ellen DeGeneres' mother, Betty DeGeneres, broke her silence on Friday about her daughter's claim that her stepfather molested her as a teen. In a statement provided to NBC News , the year-old activist said she regrets not believing Ellen's accusations at the time. I live with that regret, and I wouldn't want that for any other parent.
Jump to navigation. I recently discovered that my 21 year old daughter was molested by her father when she was a child. We are divorced and he had to see her every other week when she was younger. She always was quiet and kept to herself until recently she broke down and crying, disclosed that her father had molested her.