When you discover that a teen you love has been sexually assaulted, it is devastating. You may find yourself feeling powerless when faced with her pain and confusion, and, if it’s your own child, your grief can be consuming. There are many ways you can support the teen survivor in your life. Some things you can do to help are: 1) Encourage your loved one to express herself. 2) Help her explore contemplative practices. 3) Visit the website for Rape, Abuse, Incest National Network. 4) Engage her in discussions about the media. 5) Talk about healthy relationships. 6) Honor her boundaries. 7) Never blame the survivor.
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