Tag Archives: Sexual Abuse

  • 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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  • Sexual Abuse, Sexual Shame, and Sexual Addiction
    Monday, April 23rd, 2018

    Sexual Abuse, Sexual Shame, and Sexual Addiction

    The links between early-life trauma, shame, and addiction are well-established. What often goes unrecognized, however, is the powerful role that sexual trauma and sexual shame play in the formation...
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