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People who have had unwanted sexual experiences can feel pretty bad. Millions of survivors have found healing and happiness again. If you have survived or are experiencing sexual violence, you’re not alone and there are people who want to help you.

There are a range of feelings and issues that can come up after someone has been sexually disrespected or has experienced sexual violence. We are all different and people may react or feel differently to a similar situation.

People heal from sexual violence in different ways and at different speeds. For some people sometimes it is about getting through one day at a time. Lots of survivors say that talking to someone like a counsellor, was something that helped the most.