Children and the primal scene

Dear Dr. Milrod: I read about a mother and her boyfriend who would, on occasion, engage in sex in front of the mother’s 9-year-old daughter. The daughter mentioned this in school and now the mother and the boyfriend are charged with child abuse or similar charge. Are you aware of any studies that would support or undermine the assertions of child abuse? Bedtime Story Dear Bedtime Story: There are studies on this issue, particularly an 18-year longitudinal UCLA study on parental... Read More