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Drugged & raped last Aug. Didn't deal w/it, started processing in therapy 6wks ago. Bad idea to get into a new relationship? How long do I wait?

Drugged & raped last Aug. Didn't deal w/it, started processing in therapy 6wks ago. Bad idea to get into a new relationship? How long do I wait?

Personal decision : Probably no best answer, as only you can decide. If it helps, i might suggest determining a) what you hope to achieve through the relationship both short term and long term and b) what personal resources and relationship elements are needed to meet these goals along the way and where you are at in readiness to meet these elements. Hopefully this can help guide you in your decision making. Be well. ...Read more

Sexual Assault (Definition)

Sexual assault is a crime in which the victim has received unwanted touches (or worse bodily contact) on sexual parts of his or her body, or the victim has been touched by sexual parts of the attacker's body. State and federal laws have detailed legal ...Read more


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What should I do if I think i've been drugged then raped?

What should I do if I think i've been drugged then raped?

Go to an ER: Go to an er where you will be examined and a urine analysis will help determine what drugs are in your system. Whether or not you have been raped can also be evaluated by the rape investigation protocols that ers employ. ...Read more

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What should you do if you think i've been drugged and raped?

What should you do if you think i've been drugged and raped?

Seek assistance: If one believes they have been drugged and raped, the first thing to do is get medical attention - maybe going immediately to an er for a rape kit to be performed. This may help answer the quesiton and important evidence may be gathered. Gathering anything the drug may have been in may also help with the forensics. In terms of trauma, asap speak to a rape crisis counselor or clinical psychologist. ...Read more

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What are the ways to tell if I might have been drugged and raped?

What are the ways to tell if I might have been drugged and raped?

Get a full med exam: If you suspect that you were drugged and raped, please undergo a full medical exam immediately. ...Read more

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Could i feel if i were raped during night while slightly drunk or maybe drugged?

Could i feel if i were raped during night while slightly drunk or maybe drugged?

Maybe , maybe not: If you are concerned you may actually have been raped while intoxicated or perhaps drugged, i would recommend that you go to the emergency room and get evaluated. They can do a rape kit there and collect samples and send them in and get the police involved if necessary. Hopefully you were not. It's always best to be safe than sorry. They can also test for stds and explain to you any further testing that the be necessary as well. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What happens when tell doctor you might have been drugged? Or used a drug? (One occurance/ week ago) no rape suspected.

What happens when tell doctor you might have been drugged? Or used a drug? (One occurance/ week ago) no rape suspected.

Acute Stress Reactio: Your life and Your Emotional Health are Precious! I feel empathy for your experience of possibly being drugged. You may have used drug to cope with stressors in your life, or under peer pressure or to experiment. Reflect this unfortunate episode in your lie, learn from it, Have courage to tell the Doctor Have faith, that Doctor will understand Get needed treatment including Therapy ...Read more

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Could you be raped and not know about it?

Yes: If you are in a situation where you have lost control such as intoxication, trauma or the deliberate use of agents such as rohypnol, then you could be raped under the influence and not know about it at the time and perhaps not later. ...Read more

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How to figure out if I could have been raped?

Get seen now: If you believe you were given a sedative and your date took advantage of you, call your physician now and ask for advice. If you are under the care of a therapist who is trying to elicit a forgotten memory to try to explain any of a variety of emotional difficulties, get a second opinion as to the appropriateness of this inquiry. If the situation is something else, your physician is your guide. ...Read more

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What tests should someone take if they were raped?

Rape Crisis Center: Most towns have a rape crisis center, and you should see a physician and counselor as soon as possible. You should have at least testing for possible exposure to venereal diseases, and have someone work with you to inform the police about the assault. Seek help immediately. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to tell someone you were raped?

It is never easy: I am sorry you had to go through being raped. It is hard to tell people, but if they care about you, they would want to know and support you through the painful process of recovery. Ask to speak with them in private and let them know that you need them to listen and believe you. Often even those who love you will not want to believe that something so terrible could happen. ...Read more

Rape (Definition)

Rape is the act of forcing sexual activity on someone else. It is usually conducted by men against women. Being raped may put a woman at risk of ...Read more