The non-offending paedophile describes his self-loathing and feelings about his attraction to young girls. He discusses the high incidence of suicide by people like him, and how he has sought help through counselling with STOPSO.
Lives Wires: The moment I discovered my husband was accessing illegal images of children
A 23 minute interview describing the early morning ‘raid’ by police and one lady’s reaction to this and subsequent feelings regarding her husband’s actions. Since that morning they have not met and any contact (arranging divorce) has not been in person. This was a marriage which was already struggling, there were grown up children and grandchildren also to be told as well as relatives. The lady took an attitude of openness about the offence.
Beyond Today (Radio 4, Matthew Price): Hurting Innocent People. What happens when paedophile hunters catch your Dad
Following the live streaming of a ‘sting’ a reporter from the Victoria Derbyshire programme who knew the person concerned investigated further with a colleague. Two days later the ‘target’ was dead by suicide. The daughter of the man speaks on the programme about how she was physically abused and targeted by members of the public. She meets a paedophile hunter, who, accepting the harm done, no longer carries out such stings but educates against online grooming.