Resources for Parenting After Abuse Project

If you are a survivor of childhood abuse and are struggling in your parenting journey, there is help!

I’ve put together a list of resources that I’ve found helpful in my blog writing journey on this topic. I hope they are helpful for you and direct you to what you need for your journey.

If you have any you’d like me to add to my list please feel free to contact me.


Resources for Adult Survivors of Childhood Abuse


What is abuse?

How does childhood abuse effect me as an adult?

Am I a victim, survivor or thriver?  What are the differences?

Information for Survivors

Resource for Adult Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse

Get your ACE Score (Adverse Childhood Experiences)


Resources and Articles Specifically for Parents who are Childhood Abuse Survivors


Site for Book Trigger Points Anthology – A collection of stories by parent survivors

Resource for Parenting As A Survivor

Blog -Parenting Survivors of Childhood Abuse Need a Voice by Dawn Daum

Blog –Parent’s Corner: The Courage of Parenting with a History of Trauma

Blog – When child abuse survivors become parents

Blog – Parenting and Triggers: Wounds of the Past

Blog -To Those Who Provide Support to Parents Who Are Abuse Survivors

News Feature – When Children of Abuse Become Parents

Article -Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Parenting as a Survivor

Research Article -The Impact of Child Sexual Abuse on Parenting: A Female Perspective

Research Article -Pathways between childhood trauma, intimate partner violence, and harsh parenting

Substance Abuse and Domestic Violence Issues

Get Help Now


Here are a handful of immediate resources that are available to you. If you find yourself in an emergency situation, always call 911.

National Child Abuse Hotline

National Domestic Violence Hotline

Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

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