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Protective Parent Self-Care No topics

Non-offending parents are secondary victims of this crime of sexual abuse against their children. It's possible, in fact probable, that parents will experience their own trauma as they walk through this journey with their children. It's common for parents not to recognize their own trauma or to try to minimize it to honor their children's trauma. But recognizing and validating our own trauma is a precursor for real and sustainable healing for parents. This category is for parents and caregivers to share about their own pain, and suffering, and trauma, and learn how to practice good self-care throughout this journey.

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