Don't be deceived by the appearance and titles. You don't know what is going on behind closed doors. My father always said to me "This Never Happened". As a young child, I was abused repeatedly by my father. I also witnessed my father's non-stop abuse of my brothers and sisters.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (PRWEB) May 30, 2018
Laura Vivian is a survivor of child abuse. From the young age of 3 years old into her early adulthood, she tells her story in "This Should Never Have Happened" about her father's endless abuse, repeatedly assaulting her siblings and herself. The current news headlines continue to show the growing infamy of sexual assault, as emphasized from the casting couch of Hollywood with the Weinstein and Cosby cases. Vivian penned her most recent thoughts in her This Should Never Have Happened blog, When Money Talks, Evil Walks. She highlights action items and resources for survivors of casting couch crimes and for those who may be still suffering in silence.
- Identify and acknowledge the act took place.
- Come to terms with and/or realize the act did happen.
- Overcoming the shame, which is not yours to carry.
- Seek out a therapist or additional counseling assistance.
- Empower your voice.
Laura Vivian stated "Don't be deceived by the appearance and titles. You don't know what is going on behind closed doors. My father always said to me "This Never Happened". As a young child, I was abused repeatedly by my father. I also witnessed my father's non-stop abuse of my brothers and sisters."
Laura Vivian will share her personal triumph over years of child abuse when she joins WATC TV 57 Atlanta's "Friends and Neighbors" airing on Tuesday, June 5, 2018, at 6:30 AM ET and 4:30 PM ET. She shares her toolkit for how to get help. Vivian stated..." to forever give thanks that God has brought you through the awful debris, to the other side of the raging river, intact to tell your story, to be His instrument against the evil in this world."
- Don't let this criminal act define you. Know the definition of your being.
- Take back your power, speak out, continue to engage the society.
- Don't shrink back into the wallpaper, advocate.
- Be a voice to the voiceless who may still feel powerless.
- You can use your story to change the world and you can change your world.
About Laura Vivian:
Laura Vivian is a mother and was a daughter, she was the victim of numerous acts of assault by her father; she fights to protect and bring healing to the victimized. Laura Vivian is a former Fortune 500 leader, speaker, author, and educator. Laura is the author of This Should Never Have Happened, a true-life account of Laura, a child whose mother was only physically present, and a father's force that was ever present, imposing sexual terror upon their seven children. Laura is beginning her second book release date to be determined.
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