Our expert says:
YOu were never stupid, kust young, powerless, and afraid. By all means forgive the person in the sense of no longer burdening yourself with anger towards him ; but do nothing to suggest to him that what he did was OK, or he will continue to be more risk to other girls. He doesn't deserve for you to have any relationship with him. Forgiveness that effectively encourages an abuser to take it lightly and to feel free to abuse some more, is NEVER ever appropriate.
Such experiences can have a later impact on your sexual experiences, including a variable impact on libido and desire --- seeing a good local counsellor could help a lot. And o course you are still being affected by your grief, and this often rreduces one's interest in sex
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