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What are the signs that a parent is sexually abusing his or her child?

Signs that a parent is sexually abusing his or her child include the following:

parent fails to supervise the child
unstable adult presence
jealous/possessive parent
parent's sexual relationships troubled or dysfunctional
parent relies on the child for emotional support

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