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A 33-year-old member asked:

I can't get over a sexual assault that happened almost forty years ago?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Get counselling: It is not uncommon to still have "issues" post sexual assault, even 40 years later. It can harm future "normal relationships" psychologically. Please seek out a therapist or inexpensive "counseling service".

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