I Was Sexually Harassed During A Church Service

September 12, 2014  |  

 

By xoJane, From YourTango

When I was a child, my mother was extremely overprotective. She often spoke to me about the types of dangers I might face one day; about sexual predators and strangers and the other things that lurk outside of my home and church community. But most of my childhood was spent inside a Southern Baptist sanctuary. If the doors were open, I was there. All of my early social interaction happened at that church.

My mom loved that I spent most of my time at church and I loved that she let me go by myself. Back in those days, there weren’t many places she let me go alone. She was too worried about what might happen if she wasn’t around. She wanted to protect me.

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