How to Recognize Signs of Sexual Abuse in a Child-SliderPhoto

  • Isolation: The victim’s spouse or partner keeps her isolated from friends and family, both in order to avoid detection and to keep her from seeking help.
  • Anxiety & Depression: The victim looks anxious, depressed and has mood swings. Maybe she is quick to cry for no obvious reason. The abuser keeps her in a world of silence and fear, with no healthy way to process emotions.