Tag Archives: childhood sexual abuse

“I followed a pop star to his hotel when I was 15 and he abused me. I’m still angry.” Proper Advice for Real Change

“Recent investigations into Jimmy Savile and others make me want to tell you about what happened 38 years ago. At 15 I was ‘in love’ with a member of a glam-rock band. I’d never had a boyfriend but collected pictures … Continue reading

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“My lover only wants sex. I want a relationship. Oh, and I was sexually abused as a child…” Thoughtful Advice for Lasting Change

“At 50, I’ve been single for 11 years after a very abusive marriage. When I finally managed to get rid of my husband I decided to concentrate on my ten-year-old and one-year-old. During that time I saw the occasional man, … Continue reading

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“I’m 18 and having an affair with my married ex-teacher. It’s ruining my life.” Proper Advice from a Psychoanalytic Perspective

“I feel I’ve reached breaking point and cannot go on. I’m 18 and, over the summer, became embroiled in an affair with a much older man, who was once my teacher. We developed a close friendship at school, but it … Continue reading

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“I found my father’s child porn 30 years ago. Now I’m overwhelmed with fear that he is a paedophile.”

I’ve wanted to write for a long time but recently my problem has become overwhelming. When I was nine, I discovered explicit child pornography magazines in my father’s bedroom. I was doing my pre-Christmas search for presents and can still … Continue reading

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