For example, if your child does not want to be left alone in the dark, let them stay with you. Your child seems scared of physical contact, Your child starts having nightmares or other changes in their sleep, Your child suddenly becomes much less talkative. In both cases, be ready to describe the person who is following you. Parents have to be able look for other signs of inappropriate physical contact as well. The biggest tell tale signs are the health of the genitals. Copyright © Psychologenie & Buzzle.com, Inc.