quote by Robin Quivers

I keep wondering how to explain the experience of child abuse from the inside. I'm going to try to explain what my world was like when I was sexually abused. The thing you have to remember is that this was the thinking of a child.

— Robin Quivers

Most Powerful Child Sexual Abuse quotations

Regarding the accusations of sexual abuse of children by Catholic priests, deplorable and disgusting as those abuses are, they are not so harmful to the children as the grievous mental harm in bringing up the child Catholic in the first place.

Child sexual abuse quote It is easier to build up a child than it is to repair and adult.
It is easier to build up a child than it is to repair and adult.

The positive nature of some child-adult sexual relationships is not confined to non-Western cultures. Several of my friends - gay and straight, male and female - had sex with adults from the ages of nine to 13. None feel they were abused. All say it was their conscious choice and gave them great joy.

Child sexual abuse quote A child can teach an adult three things: To be happy for no reason, to always be
A child can teach an adult three things: To be happy for no reason, to always be curious, to fight tirelessly for something.

I am concerned about the growing problem of sexual abuse and exploitation of our children.

When someone was hitting me, or like sexually molesting me, it just seemed normal to continue to do that to myself.

We are behaving like people without compassion and love for the most vulnerable section of society. The children of the universe are without a spokesperson, they are voiceless...We are all touched by the atrocities committed against children: sexual, physical abuse, child slave labor, educational neglect. We feel ashamed. Angry. Appalled. But there is no action...No action.

Child sexual abuse quote A child learns to walk and falls down 50 times. He never thinks to himself, "may
A child learns to walk and falls down 50 times. He never thinks to himself, "maybe this isn't for me?".

Sadomasochiasm - which we know very well doesn't exist in societies that don't have child abuse - is regarded some sort of natural sexual expression.

I'm certainly not suggesting legalization of polyamory.

But it's also unfairly judgmental of you to compare such relationships to the criminal acts of bestiality or child sexual abuse.

Fifty three per cent children in India face sexual abuse - both boys and girls - but we still feel uncomfortable talking about it. We are still hypocrites when it comes to issues like child abuse, sex or for that matter homosexuality. It is high time that we brought the issue from under the carpet.

Child sexual abuse quote Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.

Preliminary research-most of it published outside the medical literature-indicates that a significant number of our patients have experienced some form of violence and abuse during their lifetime, including elder abuse, child abuse, gang-related violence, sexual abuse, and domestic violence.

Bad is not an absolute, but a relative term.

Ask the robber who used the cash he stole to feed his infant; the rapist who was sexually abused as a child; the kidnapper who truly believed he was saving a life. And just because you break the law doesn't mean you have intentionally crossed the line into evil. Sometimes the line creeps up on you, and before you know it, you're standing on the other side.

The situation of women living in Islam-stricken societies and under Islamic laws is the outrage of the 21st century. Burqa-clad and veiled women and girls, beheadings, stoning to death, floggings, child sexual abuse in the name of marriage and sexual apartheid are only the most brutal and visible aspects of women's rightlessness and third class citizen status in the Middle East