Our expert says:
This is one of the tragic consequences of sexual abuse and many victims struggle tremendously with initimacy, or certain sexual acts, in subsequent relationships. This is usually quite long work, as there are often a huge number of issues which 'block' victims in one way or another. I think you have the right idea about finding a counselling/clinical psychologist. You should be able to get a referral from your GP, or alternatively contact the SASHA helpline (0860 100 262) and request someone from their list that deals with such issues in your part of Cape Town.
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