It is hard to forget how it felt to be the apple of my mother’s eyes. It felt good to be normal, loved, and cared for as a little girl. My mom was the sweetest and had the most beautiful face I would want to see every day, especially when I remembered how she laid her eyes on me as if I was going to be her sweet and beautiful baby forever.
I am Debbie, one of the girls who were able to be freed from the sex trafficking syndicate. I was lucky enough to be placed in a shelter for abused girls and then years after, a foreigner couple sponsored me to get educated.
Autistic teenager starved to death by her mom, a baby girl found in the dryer, childbride, a little boy found dead, archbishop convicted of child sex abuse, missionary abusing orphans, school bus driver abused an eight-year-old girl. These are just some of the abuse cases that hit the headlines this 2018. Each day different cases of child abuse are reported.
“The statistics are shocking: In the United States, over five children are reported to die every day as a result of child abuse and neglect. Bad enough. But it is estimated that between 50 – 60 percent of child deaths due to abuse are not recorded honestly on their death certificates,” according to psychologist and marriage and family counselor Marie Hartwell-Walker, Ed.D.
A woman is naturally born to be loving, passionate, nurturing, and self-sacrificing. She invests so much in the relationship that makes it easy for her to always be on the losing end.
I do not believe in the saying that love is blind. The more accurate way of saying it is, “Lovers are blind,” especially women. They can pretend to love doing things that they are not really in the mood of doing just because their partner likes it, and one of those things is sex.