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Child sex abuse doesn’t create paedophiles

A popular misconception is that most child sex offenders were once victims themselves.

The theory is based on the erroneous assumption that they’ve become paedophiles – those preferentially sexually attracted to prepubescent children – because of their victimisation.

This is a tidy explanation for a minority of offenders.

But for…

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