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How to Talk to Little Kids about Sexual Abuse

April 4, 2014 · 6:30 am

How To Talk To Little Kids About Sexual Abuse

[Trigger Warning]

The thing I remember most about that night, is that it was perfect: it was dusk and a salty breeze had just started to chill the air.  I was six and we were on vacation in Mombasa on our way to see the acrobats.  A funny memory popped into my head for no apparent reason and I giggled.

“What’s so funny?” asked my mom, who was walking beside me.

So I told her the strange little story about me and the schoolteacher who lived down the hill from our house.  I told her how I’d seen him in the shower, and how he told me about his private parts and asked me about mine.

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