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Exploiting the vulnerable

I’ve come to realise that child abuse victims are victims for life. In fact, child abuse victims become more vulnerable as they age.

A lifetime of experiencing shame, low self-esteem, avoidance and other coping mechanisms can explain this increasing vulnerability with age. This can make older people even more vulnerable to exploitation. I think such people are especially vulnerable to exploitation by religious groups.

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