Family and Friends Forum

Welcome to the Family and Friends Forum.

We’ve spoken to hundreds of people who have been affected by someone close to them viewing sexual images of children online. Everyone is different but we know that many family members are deeply shocked and distressed by their family member’s behaviour, their lives maybe turned upside down, and they may feel isolated and alone. Not only do we hope this forum will be a valuable source of information, we want it to reduce people’s sense of isolation and to give them a sense of hope for the future.

Please note that this is an open forum and anyone can read posts. However, if you want to post a message – and we hope you do – you will need to register.

You can learn more on how to use the forum here and our forum agreement is here.

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Discussion & Support

For posts about general topics, that are directly aimed at seeking mutual support, or for posts that don’t fit into other categories.


RE: Husband dismissed from work
by Ann P on Tue February 18, 2020 5:17pm

The Family & Children

For posts about anything to do with families, children and children’s services.


RE: Is no contact with kids possible?
by majestictopaz15 on Thu February 13, 2020 10:47pm

The Legal Process

For posts about the legal process and criminal justice system, including the police, courts, solicitors, and post-sentencing.


Anyone else given statements to police?
by Gemini on Tue February 18, 2020 5:34pm

The Media & Telling Others

For posts about how and what to share with family, friends and professionals, or about the press, social media and public exposure.


RE: Well its everywhere
by lee1969 on Tue February 18, 2020 8:07pm

Understanding Why?

For posts about your loved ones behaviour, and trying to understand why.


RE: Offender abused in childhood?
by HS2_hater on Sat February 15, 2020 7:49pm

LFF Posts


RE: Help for offenders who want to change ?
by Lucy from Stop it Now! on Thu January 30, 2020 3:58pm


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