Well-stated SoccerStar(esp. the Jaws reference). CSA isn't a contest. Everyone who has experienced it in whatever form or degree is left to contend with the demons it leaves behind. When I first found MS Survivors, I felt like my story hardly measured in comparison to some of the truly horrific stories on here. I was quickly assured that comparisons are both meaningless and counterproductive.
"His voice rose under the black smoke before the burning wreckage of the island; and infected by that emotion, the other little boys began to shake and sob too. And in the middle of them....Ralph wept for the end of innocence, the darkness of man’s heart…”. -----William Golding