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I was molested by my brother when I was 7. I am now 17. My brother is around 23. Is it too late to do anything? please answer fast

well when i was in 8th grade i told my mom. she told someone and i had to talk to some lady from child protective services and all they did was try and make me go to therapy. so now i feel helpless. My bf thinks that they were " full of shit, sounds like they are just lazy" and he wants me to tell but idk what to do.

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YOU HAVE TO TELL SOMEONE! honestly, that is so serious and its never too late.

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I know, i tried before but they just tried to get me to go to therapy. I feel helpless like he's just going to get away with this.
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i've tried.and they didn't do anything they just said it's too late, and wanted me to go to therapy. this can't be true tho..there's no way our great country just allows people to get away this. i was scared and didn't know what to do i was too young.
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Hmmm. You could confront him about it and let him know how it really affected you. If you want you can sue him in court.

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ITS NEVER TO LATE!! By not stepping up & not saying anything..even years later, your letting him think that it's ok to do this to other girls. Which most likely if he could do it to his own sister, I'm sure he did it to others! Do it for yourself & possible other little girls!! It takes one!! Good luck sweetie

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he need to be in jail.. thats a serious crime ( child molestation ) you need to take action on this matter don't let it ruin your life.. because he is your brother doesn't mean that he can get away with it. good luck.

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I do not believe there is a time limit on child s exual molestation. You have the right to tell and get help. Please do so.

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What do you want to do? You can report it as a criminal act anytime up untill 6 years after your 18th birthday. He was, however, a minor himself at the time. What would you like to see done? Do your parents know? Do you want them to? I'm not saying to let him get away with it, not at all! There must be consequences for his actions even if he was 13 at the time.

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It is NOT too late.
The statute of limitations for the crimes of sexual assault, molestation, and rape are one year.
BUT! If the victim is a minor (under 18), then that one year term does not begin until the victim's 18th birthday.
So, yes, you still have time to report it.

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Don't waste time on here. Go report this to the proper authorities now!

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you got a great bf tell ASAP!!!

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Are you sure legal action wasn't already taken? Since you were so young, I would talk to mom first and see what actions were already taken if any. And if you feel you shld tell then you shld

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You need to have closure and the only way to have that, is to talk about what he did to the authorities. You didn't do anything wrong and your brother is the one who is wrong, go tell on him right now.

Also, since he did this to you, he is most likely doing it to other kids. Please tell the police, so they can stop him from hurting other children.

Take care.

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