Is sex a need?

Is sex a need?

Why is sex trafficking so prevalent? Most people would admit it’s the demand. However, the controversy lies in how a person rationalizes their own demand for paid (possibly underage) sex. The men in my family used to talk about their “need” for sex. They spoke about...
Memories

Memories

Sometimes people ask me, “How did you know that there was something you forgot?”  On a conscious level, I didn’t.  But something seemed wrong.  I was so anxious and so sick, and no doctor could determine the cause.  I also found that there were huge gaps in my...
From There to Here

From There to Here

I have read that child sex trafficking victims have a life expectancy between 3 years and 7 years.  They die from sexually transmitted diseases, starvation and physical abuse.  Since only 1% of victims are ever rescued, trafficking is a death sentence.  This is one of...
The Cult

The Cult

How could this happen in a suburb of Washington D.C.?  People would have seen something.  Somebody would have said something or called the police.  What about your family?  What about your mother?  Why didn’t you tell anyone? I’ve heard all of these responses.  Nobody...
Trafficked

Trafficked

Trafficking… When I discuss it with others, I usually hear, “That is such a big problem in other countries.  They should really do something about it.”  Some may have read enough to know that people from other countries are brought to the United States to be sold. ...