Responding to the consequences of sexual violence, and the resultant sexual injury, is complicated. First, it can affect those parts of life related to sexuality, intimacy, and relationships. Second, sexual violence doesn’t have include physical violence to be damaging and violating. There are many times when victims don’t recognize that they have been victimized.
In this conversation with Alina Frank we talk about the ways that sexual violence can impact lives and how we can work towards healing these wounds.
This is a frank conversation about a difficult topic. If you are not comfortable or it is not safe for you to listen to this type of conversation, then please make sure you make a good, healthy choice.
Also, this is provided as information and is not a substitute for treatment. Sexual violence (and related issues) can be very complicated it is best to seek help from a qualified professional when working on any kind of sexual trauma.