What Sex After Sexual Assault is Like

Sex after sexual assault? The idea alone is very hard, and it’s even harder to fathom if we weigh on the experience. There is a lot of work cut out for either the boyfriend or the husband.

Sexual assault can range from harassment to rape. The effects of which can destroy the victim’s viewpoint of sex and life in general. Even though the time can help heal the wounds and the perpetrators met a tragic end, there is a need for a large effort to overcome such an ordeal.

Most survivors develop a self-defense mechanism. They somehow achieve a state of separating the consciousness from the body due to the past trauma felt. Some women who engaged in sex with their husbands seem lifeless since they involuntarily engaged in that mechanism.

Some also, unfortunately, can become damaged and lustful. There are countless cases of sex workers and prostitutes who do what they are doing because of their trauma and seem to just ’embrace’ the idea rather than fight morally. Not all though became sex workers, but some become nymphomaniacs.

To overcome such an ordeal, professional counseling is very much needed, along with the partner’s total support and patience. You may want to express your love through sex but having you, beside her, overcoming such trial is more rewarding and the more appropriate thing to do.

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