SEASON 4 EPISODE 17
Guests: Aaron Stone
Type of Survivorship: Child Sexual abuse
Other Themes: Justice & Law Enforcement, Life-Changing Perspective, Male survivor, Mental health and suicide
Basking in kindness from a teacher, Aaron finds a mentor in this new friend. Grateful for his support, Aaron regularly meets with him and he becomes a father figure; but one day, this teacher rapes him. Filled with shame, Aaron lies about his experience to his mom. Today, as a parent, educator, and veteran, he speaks up about his experiences with grooming and the culture of silence around sexual violence between men.
Check out Aaron’s amazing work at 18winters.com