What are the most common signs that children show if they have been sexually abused?
Brian DeBelle, Safer-America.com
This is not an easy question to ask and definitely not easy to answer. However, Brian and I will do our best to provide you with the most up-to-date information on this topic. It turns out that approximately 300,ooo children are sexually abused in the United States every year. This applies to one in four girls and one in six boys. Children are most vulnerable between the ages of 7 and 13.
Here are three of the major signs:
1. Excessive knowledge of sexual activities for your child’s age.
2. Being on edge or fearful that something is going to happen.
3. Night sweats, screaming, shaking, or night terrors.
There are quite a few others. A sudden change in behavior is usually a tip-off. Always keep a watchful eye.
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