You may find that you have enormous difficulty in maintaining loving and trusting relationships, you may have low sense of worth and low self esteem, you may suffer from sexual difficulties and depression.
In order to try and block out the abuse and to cope you may be drinking heavily, taking drugs, self harming, suffering from eating disorders and may feel suicidal.
When I challenged him, he was embarrassed and then defensive saying it was just harmless flirting and that he had not gone over any line.
I still feel really unhappy about what he has done.
According to the Times, police spoke to more than a dozen of former students at the school, some of whom "recalled that Father Jeremy often whipped boys' bottoms with a loose part of his monk's habit, pinched their bottoms in the swimming pool, encouraged pupils to tie him up with dressing-gown cords and shoelaces, put his hands under their duvets and sometimes showered naked with them".
My husband is a great father and has always been very hands-on with the children who really love him and I don’t want to end up separated.
AWith people spending more and more time online, accessing pornography and adult websites can be a big problem in modern marriages.
It is important to share the way you are feeling with someone you can trust, someone who will be there for you to listen and give you support.
Talking about what has happened to you can make an enormous difference and can feel like a great weight being lifted from you.