https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/articles/what-is-sexual-grooming/

Grooming is a process used by people with a sexual interest in children to prepare a child for sexual abuse. It is often very carefully planned and it can take  ...

https://www.allure.com/story/what-is-sexual-grooming-abuse

Jul 19, 2017 ... Sexual assault perpetrators are known to "groom" their victims for abuse, a behavior of which R. Kelly stands accused. Here's what you need to ...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Child_grooming

Child grooming is befriending and establishing an emotional connection with a child, and ... Sexual grooming of children also occurs on the Internet.

https://www.americanbar.org/groups/child_law/resources/child_law_practiceonline/child_law_practice/vol-34/november-2015/understanding-sexual-grooming-in-child-abuse-cases/

Nov 1, 2015 ... Understanding sexual grooming and common sexual grooming behaviors can help professionals prevent sexual abuse before it occurs.

https://www.nspcc.org.uk/preventing-abuse/child-abuse-and-neglect/grooming/

Grooming is when someone builds an emotional connection with a child to gain their trust for the purposes of sexual abuse or exploitation.

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/protecting-children-sexual-abuse/201901/what-parents-need-know-about-sexual-grooming

Jan 16, 2019 ... Since the Sandusky scandal, the term sexual grooming has gained wider public awareness. But it is important for parents to know what ...

http://www.oprah.com/oprahshow/child-sexual-abuse-6-stages-of-grooming/all

Oct 18, 2010 ... Grooming is the process by which an offender draws a victim into a sexual relationship and maintains that relationship in secrecy.

https://www.d2l.org/the-red-flags-of-grooming-behavior/

May 8, 2014 ... What are the red flags of grooming behavior? OUR ANSWER. Grooming is a process by which offenders gradually draw victims into a sexual ...

https://educateempowerkids.org/8-ways-predator-might-groom-child/

In a process known as “grooming”, a sexual predator first identifies then gains access to a child by any means necessary. After identifying the victim, the predator ...

https://victimsofcrime.org/media/reporting-on-child-sexual-abuse/grooming-dynamic-of-csa

Perpetrators of child sexual abuse (CSA) may gain the trust of potential child victims and their caregivers by methodically “grooming” them. This process begins ...