Our expert says:
People react differently to horrible experiences like rape, but it does sound odd for her to have remained in touch with her rapist and to be still accepting messages from him ( surely she could have blocked them and even sought a court order preventing him from contacting her ? ) It's hard to protect her if she doesn't want to be protected.
Could you gently raise the topic with her again, saying something like you always fear rape and wonder how you would cope with it --- you're sure you'd find it so unpleasant to see or hear from the man again, and ask how she is handling this ?
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