How I Forgave My Abuser

The Abuser’s Weapon and the Victim’s Antidote

Since last fall, North America has been shocked by revelations of sexual sins of Hollywood bosses, comedians, and politicians. Recently, almost every day, women and a few men have come forward to accuse the rich, famous and powerful of their carnal wrongdoings.

In responding to the accusations against her friend and co-host, Charlie Rose, Gayle King requested that men come forward in the fight against sexual harassment and sexual abuse, especially against girls and women. Well, I want to be one of those men who will come forward and speak out on behalf of all victims of abuse, girls and women,...