Sunday, 17 November 2013

One Step at a Time actor interviews: Richard Foster

The discovery that someone you love and trust has sexually abused your child is extremely stressful and can bring up intense feelings of shock, rage, confusion, denial, disbelief, and guilt. Dealing with these reactions, and helping your child recover from the abuse, requires time, strength, and support from your extended family, your community, and from professionals.

Thursday, 7 November 2013

One Step at a Time actor interviews: Dario Q

Tony's wife Yasmin is heavily pregnant. He is violent towards her. Her pregnancy makes him more violent. What is it that makes men like Tony violent at a time when his partner needs his support and consideration more than usual. Are they afraid of responsibility? Do they find vulnerability encourages their violence? Are they jealous of the attention a new baby and a pregnancy receives and feel left out? Are they just lost causes?

Monday, 4 November 2013

2 Weeks To The Launch of One Step At A Time

Gary lives in the same group of units as May and her 6 year old daughter. He appears, as Amy says, a good neighbour and a nice man. He shows an interest in Amy's daughter and often invites her over to his home. However, it become clear that he has sexually abused Amy's 6 year old daughter and Amy finds this both distressing and cofusing.

Most children are abused by some one they know who is trusted by their parents. We do not leave our children with strange people we do not trust. We leave our children with people who seem to have, as we do, their best interests at heart.