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  • Adult Leader

    When I was 7 ( in 1950) I was sexually abused by the Scout Leader who lived on the ground floor of my block of flats in ****.
    He told me that if I ever told my parents they wouldn’t believe me because he was a Scout Leader.
    I believed him and stopped going out in the courtyard where I had a garden so I wouldn’t see him. My life changed.
    I have carried this secret all my life. I shall be 80 this year. I was born in Aug 1943.
    About 5 years ago I consulted a psychologist and told him what happened. It was wonderful to finally be able to talk to a professional about this.