9. Am I to blame if I didn't stand up to the perpetrator immediately?

No! One does not expect to have to stand up to a person of greater power. All abusers, for one reason and often several, have power over their victims.
See Question No. 5 for more insights.



www.takecourage.org by Dee Ann Miller, author of two books on the topic of sexual abuse by clergy: How Little We Knew: Collusion and Confusion with Sexual Misconduct and The Truth about Malarkey.