Tag Archives: Covert Incest

  • Understanding Covert Incest
    Sunday, September 2nd, 2018

    Understanding Covert Incest

    The boundary between caring and incestuous love is crossed when the relationship with a child exists to meet the needs of the parent rather than those of the child....
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  • Adult-Life Symptoms of Covert Incest
    Thursday, August 30th, 2018

    Adult-Life Symptoms of Covert Incest

    The obvious signs of covert incest are obscured from plain view. It is like the air in the room—it’s here, but you don’t see it. Covert incest survivors typically...
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  • Understanding Covert Incest
    Thursday, August 16th, 2018

    Understanding Covert Incest

    An important difference between overt and covert incest is that while the overt victim feels abused, the covert victim feels idealized and privileged. Yet underneath the thin mask of...
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