Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Tolson 4 TEARS* Says "BE REAL" for Sexual Abuse Victims

*Tolson 4 TEARS: Telling Everyone About Rape & Suicide, so no shed tear is wasted

What can you do if someone reveals to you that he/she has been abused? You can

BE REAL

B Believe her and believe in her*
E Educate yourself; share your knowledge
R Reassure her that is was not her fault
E Empower with information and resources
A Ask what you can do and do your best
L Listen without judgment to what is said

*It is estimated that 1 in 3 women and 1 in 5 men will be abused in his/her lifetime. 

Prepared by Lynn C. Tolson, author of Beyond the Tears: A True Survivor's Story


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