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Although most people are surprised by this fact, some mothers who learn that their daughter has reported being sexually molested by a family member choose to disbelieve their child and openly support the accused molester. Moreover, up to 1 in 5 children who report sexual molestation take it back or "recant".

  1. Discuss why, in many ways it is arguably quite understandable, that mothers choose their mates/family over their children.
  2. Also discuss the interrelationship between maternal support and the disclosure process.
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