Hi folks,

Tough week. I'm a 45 year old man. In the last week I've started having flashbacks and recalling horrific childhood sexual abuse from when I was seven to eight years old.

There is a plus side. I now understand why the world has felt so terrifying and confusing as far back as I can remember. I've been hyper-vigilant, wound as tight as a drum for so many years, it's a miracle I'm still alive at all.

I've a good support network and people who love me. I have a daughter and a…

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