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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
35.6%125
I was being babysat
52.4%184
I want to share about both
17.7%62
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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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Count
I was babysat and felt nothing sexual
25.9%87
I was babysat and felt a little something sexual
13.1%44
I was babysat and felt something very sexual
10.7%36
I was babysat and there were sexual acts
29.2%98
I was the babysitter and felt nothing sexual
26.8%90
I was the babysitter and felt a little something sexual
13.7%46
I was the babysitter and felt something very sexual
2.7%9
I was the babysitter and there were sexual acts.
7.7%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
Count
Stable & Safe
21.9%80
A Little Dysfunctional
29.2%107
Pretty Dysfunctional
36.1%132
Totally Chaotic
12.8%47
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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Count
Yes and I reported it
8.2%30
Yes and I never reported it
28.1%103
Some stuff happened but I don't know if it counts as sexual abuse
27.9%102
No I have never been sexually abused
40.7%149
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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Male
29.9%109
Female
67.9%247
Transgender: Male to Female
0.3%1
Transgender: Female to Male
0.5%2
Genderfluid
0.5%2
Agender 0.0%0
Other (specify in text box below)
0.8%3
Other (please specify)
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12. Are you gay, straight, bisexual or asexual (not interested in either sex)?
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Gay
6.3%23
Straight
71.2%259
Bisexual
18.4%67
Asexual
1.6%6
Pansexual
1.4%5
Other (specify in text box below)
1.1%4
Other (please specify)
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13. How old are you?
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21-30
39.4%138
31-40
34.9%122
41-50
22.6%79
51-60
3.1%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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