In the following film footage you will see clear evidence of totally inappropriate physical contact between Brian Tibbitts aka Indradyumna “swami” and young children. This type of physical contact has been identified by child protection groups as sexual grooming by a paedophile as follows:
A predator might touch your child in your presence so that he or she thinks that you are comfortable with the touching. This act might be as simple as draping an arm over the child’s shoulder or asking for a hug to say goodbye. Be aware of your child’s reactions to other adult’s touches. Does your child stiffen or seem uncomfortable? Also, never force your child to show affection to anyone when they aren’t comfortable doing so. This leaves the impression that forced physical contact is okay.
Keep in mind that the first physical contact between a predator and his or her victim is often nonsexual and designed to desensitize the child. It breaks down inhibitions and leads to more overt sexual touching. It may begin as an “accidental” bump or rub, an arm around the shoulder, a brushing of hair. Teach your children that any physical contact between child and adult is something to be wary of and questioned.
Mr Touchy Feely. Groomers need children to feel physically comfortable with them. They may hug, kiss, tickle, hold, wrestle, or maintain close proximity to a child they are targeting. Sometimes they may even “accidentally” touch a child inappropriately to gauge their reaction and test the situation to see if they will mention it to someone. This is often done right in front of people. They may ignore a child’s cues that they do not want to engage in physical contact and try to persuade them that it’s all in “fun” or because they “love” them.
A paedophile groomer will insist on physical affection such as holding, kissing, hugging or wrestling even when the child clearly does not want it.