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When Mom Doesn’t Believe, Validate or Protect Her Daughter When She Has Been Sexually Assaulted/Abused
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The original trauma of being sexually abused or assaulted is horrible enough, but when your mother doesn't believe you or protect you, you suffer a secondary trauma.
Here are some of my thoughts stemming from over 30 years of counseling women...
"My mother drives me crazy!"
Is this just any daughter complaining about her mother or is it an indication that something is fundamentally wrong with the relationship?
The daughter in the role of the Good Daughter is trapped in a dynamic that she but just can't...