Day 25 of Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month:

What is Grooming?

When someone builds trust and emotional connection so they can manipulate and control the other person.

5 Stages of Grooming:

1. Building access and trust

2. Filling needs

3. Isolation and Secrecy

4. Exploration and Normalization

5. Maintaining power and control

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