Fact: Substance abuse may be a factor in an abusive relationship, but not the underlying cause.
Sometimes, the abuser may attempt to use substance abuse as an excuse for violent behavior.
Both parties must be able to mentally, emotionally, physically, and verbally choose to engage in sexual activity.
Vulnerable behaviors do not excuse the criminal behaviors of another person.
Fact: National statistics indicate that in approximately 85% of the cases, the offender is known to the victim.She is a patient here and loves it because she gets to play in the waiting room and then watch a movie when she is having her checkup.As a family we like to go on hikes and stay out doors”. What I love about my job is being able to help others, whether it is helping a patient get out of pain, or simply showing them how to angle their toothbrush to keep a nice healthy smile.This is the same rate of false reporting as for all other major crimes.People close to a child should know that sexual abuse is happening.
Myth: Persons who abuse others are very mean and "skid row" types. They use violence to gain and maintain power and control.