“He’s mean to my mommy.”


As a child, Jacqueline would make up silly songs about things that scared her. That coping mechanism didn’t keep her safe as a young adult. Instead it was a burst of courage after years of emotional, verbal, and physical abuse…

She was Being Groomed by a Creep


According to the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, “Grooming is when someone builds an emotional connection with a child to gain their trust for the purposes of sexual abuse, sexual exploitation or trafficking. Children and young…