As a survivor, I volunteer with RAINN and other organizations to end CSA and help other survivors. It is very likely you know a survivor in your own life - read this and take action to help them and other victims.
Desire paths and the psychology of travel and free will have always been interesting. Now that I know of desire paths, I always look for them wherever I go.
As a writer, it took a while for me to learn the subtle details that truly make up a character. Skip the years of practice by committing these ideas to your work!