Families have been found to play significant roles in the recovery of a daughter or son who has been raped. Many parents are reluctant to seek help because they might believe it is a sign of weakness, but most especially in our own part of the world, many may not know what difference seeking immediate help could make in the recovery of their child who has been raped. While it is difficult for some to be open with their emotions, parents need to understand that getting help is not a symbol of weakness or an admission that they just “couldn’t take it.” Rather, it is a realization that there are those with the training in positions to offer useful advice, and referring to these helpers is no “weaker” on their part than choosing the needed tool from a toolbox during a car repair….please seek help from professionals, not religious leaders!…