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My sister was abused as a child by our stepfather and when she told my mum what had happened she didn’t say how bad it really was and didn’t want to go to the police.
We also have a step sister and my sister didn’t want to hurt her by allowing her to find out what her dad did and what a monster he was.
He left shortly after that and me and my stepsister were non the wiser to what went on, but he still kept in contact with my step sister.
A good few years later my mum sat me and my step sister down and said her dad had been arrested for abusing his partners daughter and we defended his innocence.
That’s when my mum told me that my sister was abused by him too
I thought it was low-level abuse and didn’t want to know or to find out to what extent, as it was my sister.
Well due to his partners daughters unreliable evidence it didn’t go to court and he got lucky .
She was a messed up kid but I believe it happened .
Years have gone by since my sister first told my mum and since then she has got multiple sclerosis at 24 and had been ill at times and hasn’t felt strong enough to go to the police.
But she has made the decision and wants closure and justice served and has been to the police and revealed the level of abuse that went on, that she never revealed before .
My mum now knows that my sister was abused how bad it was and wishes the police would have been notified all them years ago.
My sister had not revealed the extent of the abuse and didn’t want the police involved and the fact he was out of our lives after that, meant she tried to forget and just move on .
The other day my step sister has read my sisters statement and was distraught to find out what a monster her dad really was.
I know it’s going to go to court but I can’t face reading what has happened to my sister and don’t want to find out what happened and go through the emotions in a court room.
I don’t know what to do as I’m scared its going to mess me up and haunt me for life knowing what happened to my poor sister.
I don’t know what to do, please help me, my sister was abused and I don’t know how to cope with this or help support her.
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