It took 25 years to reveal horror of my rape, says James Rhodes

Leading pianist backs new bid to encourage victims of paedophiles to break their silence.

“Being heard, being met with belief, understanding and compassion, feeling safe from judgment, criticism and blame – these things are the keys to rebuilding trust and starting the healing process,” he writes.

… an article in today’s Sunday Observer — well worth reading.

http://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/dec/13/abused-pianist-says-threats-keep-victims-silent

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One response to “It took 25 years to reveal horror of my rape, says James Rhodes

  1. As James Rhodes states, and as many seminarians that were abused at Mirfield have experienced, “THREATS KEEP VICTIMS SILENT”

    Whether the threats are from the abusers themselves or the threats are from the abuser’s institution, they have a massive negative affect on the victims life.

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