Quite often, by the time the relationship becomes sexualized, the victim is already deeply immersed; she has already heavily invested her heart in the relationship. Many victims/survivors consider the religious leader to be a close friend; others have fallen in love with him/her, believing that s/he is "the one and only."-- Understanding the Abuse of Adults by Catholic Clergy and Religious by Kathryn R, Byrne.
This book is a very well-written, accessible, and thoughtful discussion about a problem traditionally ignored. It is a very good book.
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