"He would cuddle me, he would make me watch pornographic videos," she recalled. "He was kind of like that fatherly figure -- I think he knew my weakness, that I was very insecure. He knew that no one was ever around."
Burke continued, "He would have me come sit next to him and make him feel comfortable because sometimes he would feel lonely."
Burke sought out dancing as a coping mechanism. "Dance was my escape from reality," she said. "I was able to start building my confidence and know that I don't need anybody to be happy. I just needed just me. I needed to know that I could do this on my own."
She added, "I'm proof that you can actually move on from this."
"I feel like this should be a discussion that people are having, even regularly," Jessa said. "I think that it shouldn't be a taboo subject, and that we should be bringing awareness to child sexual abuse, and talking about this."