What Child Sexual Abuse Means to Abusers by Jane Gilgun
Approx. 6,090 words.
Published on February 20, 2010.
Child sexual abuse means many things to abusers, but they rarely see what they do as abuse. This article shows in perpetrators’ own words what child sexual abuse means to them. By understanding what abusers get out of sexual abuse, survivors can see that who is at fault. It is not survivors. By "starting where abusers are," more effective policies and programs are possible.