Our expert says:
Such awful things, sadly, DO happen. And, also sadly, its common that the victims of such rape and abuse form a very low self-image and low self-esteem.
Pity if its not practical to postpone the marriage - you realy shouldn't have proceeded to marriage with so much unresolved in his problems, even if you didn't know about the origins until recently. EVen before you learned this, going ahead with the wedding sounded like a really bad idea.
The problems are not going to be solved over-night or rapidly. He could and should be helped but probably only by a skilled specialist psychologist, and you ( or rather he ) might be able to locate this through your nearest major state / privincial hospital or medical school. It is HE who needs to rapidly learn to handle his lows better, rather than burdening you entirely with them.
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