10 Reasons Children Don’t Disclose Abuse

By Ginger Kadlec — get free updates of new posts here.

Sadly, nearly 3/4 of all children who are sexually abused keep their abuse a secret for at least a year. Another 45% don’t tell anyone about their abuse for 5 years; still others never tell.

So, why do so many children keep abuse a secret? Here are 10 reasons children don’t disclose abuse.

By the way, I apologize for my mispronunciation of “dissociation”. Yes, I struggle saying that word. 😉

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About Ginger

Chance and GK 2013-04-26Raising awareness of the world-wide epidemic of child abuse has become Ginger’s life mission. An impassioned child advocate, trainer, speaker and child forensic interviewer, Ginger regularly blogs about child protection issues and has produced printable references for parents and other caring adults including “10 Scary Apps”Click here for your free copy of this informative 12-page report. Along with her husband John and pets Lexi and Chase, Ginger enjoys traveling, skiing, hiking, brisk mornings, colorful sunsets and just hangin’ at home with “the Pack”.

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2 thoughts on “10 Reasons Children Don’t Disclose Abuse

  1. Ginger, you are my personal hero for educating parents and our communities. Best wishes for every joy life can offer you.

    1. Denise,

      Thank you so very much for your oh-so-kind note! I can’t tell you how much I really needed that today… hugs.

      Sending well wishes back your way,

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