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Multiple Sex Abuse as a Child

Dr. Schwartz;

As a very young child I was molested by a boyfriend of my grandmother's. It went on for a few years until we moved out of state. Feeling the move might end the abuse, I never told anyone about it. The move did not end the abuse however. A neighbor who was friends with my teenage brother also molested me for an extended time as well. We moved to a different part of the city and for many years I lived abuse-free until my first marraige ended after I was raped by my husband's close friend.

I'm 28 now and happily married with three children. I just recently told my husband about the abuse and within the last year have been feeling increasingly frustrated with all the feelings suddenly drudged up for an unknown reason. It's like all of a sudden I can't get these things out of my mind! I feel like I've lost any peace I ever had and don't know where to turn because I never told anyone except my husband (and now you) about the molestation.

I did go to the police and hospital over the rape, however, it didnt do any good because the man that did it was never punished and none of the witnesses would testify on my behalf.

I want to move past this but I have no idea where to start, or why all of a sudden I'm so innundated with this.

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