what do u think about the term "former" child molester ?
No I think it is an illness. I think the compulsion will always be there.
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Answer by ItsMe89 at 10:53 AM on Feb. 25, 2011
Yes, and I have worked with some. I have thought about specializing in this exact area. The answers are too long and too complicated for a single post. But the long and short of it is it depends on the pathology, the reasons why, and the resources available. There is a difference between a man who loves sex with kids because that is what he is attracted to vs. a 16 year old who was sexually assaulted and is acting out what occurred to him. Each situation is so different and complicated. So yes some people who have sexually offended children can be assisted into recovery and a healthy life. And no, some people can't - in my opinion.
Answer by frogdawg at 11:24 AM on Feb. 25, 2011