Charlene Masterson : A Survivors Voice

Topics covered : Sexual abuse, domestic violence, rape, incest, sexual assault, coercive control, manipulation, grooming, gaslighting, guilt, shame, recovery.

Charlene Masterson was subjected to horrific sexual abuse at the hands of her father, David, for over 7.5 years.

The abuse started at 18 and the details of which are truly shocking, but her ability to talk about what she went through, is remarkable.

This summer, she made the brave decision to waive her right to anonymity in the hope of helping others who find themselves in controlling, abusive situations.

Now in her early 30’s she is getting back to what she loves to do and is finding herself again.

And in this conversation we talk about so much, including the bond she has with her mother, the damage of pity and the importance of friendships.

She is a gorgeous person, inside and out and deserves all the best that life can bring her.

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