I’ve been chomping at the bit to write this post ever since I heard the comment below on CNN’s Smerconish show just after Roger Ailes’s resignation:
“I’m surprised it took them [Ailes’s accusers] so long to come out.”
Having worked with trauma survivors—including victims of rape, domestic assault, human trafficking, and chronic childhood sexual abuse for over 25 years—I believe the reasons most victims of sexual harassment often remain silent, or come forward belatedly, are the same reasons most victims of sexual abuse rarely tell.
Read the whole article on The Huffington Post here.
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© Vicki Tidwell Palmer, LCSW (2016)
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