sexual abuse as a child

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Country: United States of America
State: Georgia

I WAS SEXUALLY ABUSED FOR OVER 10 YEARS AS A CHILDTEEN BY MY FATHER AND MY MOTHER TURNED HER EYES. IWASALSOPHYSICALLYAND MENTALLY ABUSED AS WELL BY BOTH. I AM NOW HAVING A VERY DIFFICULT TIME WITH MY LIFE AND HAVE BEEN SEEKING THERAPY. IT IS HARD FOR ME TO BE COVERING ALL THE BILLS THAT I FEEL MY PARENTS SHOULD BE PAYING FOR. I AM ONE OF SIX WOMEN THAT DAD ABUSED. I HAVE A LOT TO BACK UP MY STORY. I AM LOOKING FOR MY LEGAL OPTIONS. IS IT POSSIBLE TO HAVE A LEGAL LETTER WRITTEN TO THEM ASKING FOR MONEY TO HELP PAY FOR BILLS AS WELL AS LOSS OF LIVING A NORMAL LIFE? MY PARENTS LIVE IN MICHIGAN AND THAT IS WHERE ALL THIS HAPPENED. I LIVE IN GEORGIA NOW. MY PARENTS ARE VERY WELL OFF AND ARE QUITE ABLE TO HELP ME BUT REFUSE TO ACCECT THEIR RESPONSIBILITY. DO I HAVE ANY LEGAL RIGHTS?

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You can still report it to the police as a first step...
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