Lasting Effects of Male Sexual Abuse
"Bottom line: It's a worthiness issue, is it not?" Oprah asks Dr. Fradkin.
"It's that healing of all that deep shame that we blamed ourselves for and held ourselves accountable for when it wasn't our fault," Dr. Fradkin says. "It's essential to heal that shame and to be able to know that it was truly some other person's actions against you that caused all this pain. You have a right to heal."