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How do we really forgive ourselves? **csa trigger*

Posted by antigua3 on September 15, 2007, at 15:03:10

This is really just a rhetorical question, but how do we get past the blame and the shame when a parent has sexually abused us? Logically, of course, I know that I wasn't to blame, but the feelings are still there, and I've talked about them to death.

You know what I feel like? I feel like a grown woman stuck in the Oedipal Complex, ridden with the blame, guilt and shame because it came true, no matter how horrible and terrifying it may have been.

I love my father. I hate what he did, and to me it's like he was two people. I know that's a natural reaction, but it keeps me from getting over this, to blaming him for what happened.
Sigh, just a few thoughts,




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