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Is it normal for a woman who suffered sexual abuse + sexual assault as a child to not have any sexual desires and fear most men? is it normal for a woman who suffered sexual abuse and a sexual assault as a child to not have any sexual desires and to be ex

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Dr. Heidi Fowler answered

Specializes in Psychiatry

The : The same type of trauma can effect people differently. This is a common and understandable response. Counseling can help to work through this. Take care.

Answered 10/3/2016

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Dr. Aaron Ament answered

Specializes in

NORMAL?: Perhaps you mean usual or ordinary or expected. If one lacks any desire ; has fear surely there is trouble that has moved a life out of the ordinary. Psychotherapy is a way to work toward normal.

Answered 4/13/2016

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Dr. Robert Killian answered

Specializes in General Practice

Sexuality: I know lots of advice has been offered to you. I have a different perspective. The simple answer is yes, of course. But, one does not have to live or feel this way. One with your history can still claim life and sexuality for themselves and learn to live fully. I agree with the advice for therapy. I also would offer this group of women dedicated to help: <a href="http://www.Ourbodiesourselves.Org.

Answered 1/21/2014

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Dr. Birendra Tandan answered

Specializes in Urology

Yes it is. It is best to see a psychiatrist to sort it out. Good luck.

Answered 6/22/2022

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