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"You didn't cause this, and you can't fix it all by yourself," she says.
But partners can go along to therapy sessions, if invited, as a show of support.
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When those abused as children try to form adult romantic relationships, they can be affected by anxiety, depression, and poor self-esteem.
Some have no sexual desire; others may have a high sex drive.
Now 24, the San Francisco woman finds that repercussions of the attack have made her incapable of connecting love with sex.
A sense of security may be totally absent, according to Paul Tobias, Ph D, a Los Angeles psychologist.
Abuse survivors and their partners should consider counseling, whether it's with a therapist, self-help group, or religious organization, says Judith Herman, MD, a psychiatrist on the faculty at Harvard School of Medicine.
In the survey, women who had been sexually abused were more likely than those who had not been abused to be more sexually experienced and more willing to engage in casual sex, according to Cindy Meston, Ph D, a survey co-author and an assistant professor of psychology at the University of Texas.
(This was not the case for men.) Such behavior could stem from an unhealthy sexual self-image, she says.