Our expert says:
Odd, isn't it. Probably your parents, though they have heard somethin about what happened, have no real concept of what the sexual abuse actually involved, or they couldn't take so calmly, or with a "bygones" approach, a pedop[hile who abused their son and others in the family.
And I don't understand why they'd feel it necessary to send you SMS about what a marvellopus time they're having while visiting him. That's hugely tactless.
But also, Denial is such a common tactic to help one ignore some of the grisly realities of life. Rather than face the fact that you and others were abused, AND that her brother and father were pedophile abusers ( which she may find just impossible to bear thinking about ) she'd rather view it as something naughty he did way back in the past, and best forgotten.
What she and you and the other victims need to think about it - did he really only do it with you, years back, and then stop completely ? Or is it possible that he is still abusing others ?
If so, you may want to call a local abuse hotline to check on the local legal aspect, and consider reporting the abuser, for investigation to make sure that nobody else has gone through or is going through, or could go through, the experiences you had
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