“The abuse consumes a lot of you. It changes a lot of you. It chips away and eats at you. It takes all of your hobbies, your education, your friendships, your trust, everything... I felt like when he was sentenced, I took all that power back.” These are the words of Terri Mullarney in the immediate aftermath of her stepfather's sentencing - for raping her on several occasions and continuously sexually assaulting her throughout her childhood.