Child abuse is a topic that is rarely talked about and needs to be, openingly and with compassion.61Erika Anne SauterDr. Christine BradstreetJul 31, 2018·1 min readHey Erica! Yes openly and with compassion. I thought quite a bit about the difference between speaking openly about it versus letting it define me with a label. For me, speaking about it diffused quite a bit of its hold on me.