the actress Corinne Masiero evokes for the first time the incest of which she was a victim

It is a veil that is being torn, little by little, over one of the most taboo sexual violence that exists: incest. A violence of which one in ten people of the French population would be a victim. The victims, supported by feminist movements, begin to publicly denounce these intra-family attacks. A dilemma for many of them, because revealing incest means attacking the family and causing a potential cataclysm. Often crushed by a form of guilt, a large number of victims always refuse to express themselves.

in the documentary Incest: say it and hear itofAndréa Rawlins-Gaston, seven of them tells how their father, their brother, their grandfather or a cousin put them through the worst. Among these witnesses, Corinne Masiero, the main actress of the series captain marleau She tells of having been attacked several times by a cousin between the ages of 8 and 13, she only remembered these gestures years later, when she found a family photo.

“When you are a child, you feel that when something happens to you within the family, you have to keep your mouth shut. You must not touch the sacrosanct family.”

corinne masiero

in “Incest, Say It and Hear It”

Recover through therapy

The ravages of this violence committed within the family are innumerable. LVictims can develop serious symptoms and behaviors such as depression, addictive behavior, eating disorders, and psychiatric disorders, and even, on occasion, suicide attempts.

Therapies can help repair what may be of those stolen childhoods and adolescences. Corinne Masiero evokes it in the documentary. “Since I started therapy, reveals the actress I began to accept that I was a woman, that I had a right. (…) I can allow myself to be me”.

The documentary Incest, say it and listen to it airs Monday, September 26 at 11:10 p.m. on France 3.

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