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1. Because this subject matter can veer into taboo subject and confessions, it is completely anonymous. Absolutely no personal information is being gathered about you - only your responses to these questions - not even the I.P. address of your computer. My hope is this freedom will enable you to unload your shame and allow others to see they are not alone. Please come up with a nickname to hide your identity in the event I read your responses on the show. If you are feeling suicidal PLEASE call the Suicide Prevention Hotline 800-273-8255.
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2. In the experience(s) you are going to share, were you a babysitter, a child being babysat or both?
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Count
I was the babysitter
36.3%123
I was being babysat
51.3%174
I want to share about both
17.7%60
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3. Please select any answers that apply to your babysitting experience. Then please elaborate in the text box
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I was babysat and felt nothing sexual
25.6%83
I was babysat and felt a little something sexual
13.6%44
I was babysat and felt something very sexual
10.8%35
I was babysat and there were sexual acts
27.8%90
I was the babysitter and felt nothing sexual
26.9%87
I was the babysitter and felt a little something sexual
14.2%46
I was the babysitter and felt something very sexual
2.8%9
I was the babysitter and there were sexual acts.
8.0%26
Please elaborate or share a choice not listed.
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4. Did something sexual happen or did you want something sexual to happen? If so, what?
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5. If something happened, did you ever tell anyone? Did you think it was normal? Do you believe it has had any affect on you?
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6. Remembering these things, what feelings come up? Sadness, anger, regret, sexual excitement, fondness, longing, shame, etc.
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7. Do you feel any damage was done, it was innocent and natural, or somewhere in between?
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8. If you are a parent, has your experience(s) influenced how you view your children being babysat? If so, how?
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9. What best describes the environment you were raised in?
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Response
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Stable & Safe
22.6%80
A Little Dysfunctional
29.1%103
Pretty Dysfunctional
35.6%126
Totally Chaotic
12.7%45
Other (please specify)
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10. Have you ever been the victim of sexual abuse outside of events described here?
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Response
Count
Yes and I reported it
7.3%26
Yes and I never reported it
27.4%97
Some stuff happened but I don't know if it counts as sexual abuse
28.2%100
No I have never been sexually abused
41.2%146
If you answered "Some stuff happened but I don't know if it counts" can you share what happened with us?
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11. What gender are you?
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Response
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Male
30.7%108
Female
68.2%240
Transgender: Male to Female
0.3%1
Transgender: Female to Male
0.6%2
Genderfluid
0.3%1
Agender 0.0%0
Other (specify in text box below) 0.0%0
Other (please specify)0

12. Are you gay, straight, bisexual or asexual (not interested in either sex)?
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Count
Gay
6.5%23
Straight
72.4%255
Bisexual
17.9%63
Asexual
1.4%5
Pansexual
1.1%4
Other (specify in text box below)
0.6%2
Other (please specify)
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13. How old are you?
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21-30
38.3%130
31-40
35.4%120
41-50
23.0%78
51-60
3.2%11
Other (please specify)
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14. Do you have any comments or suggestions to make the Mental Illness Happy Hour podcast better?
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