I DIDN'T KNOW I WAS RAPED

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I DIDN'T KNOW I WAS RAPED
Even when women are victims of a rape, they don't always acknowledge it to themselves.

Standards are changing. For years when women accused men of rape they found themselves questioned as if they were the criminals. “What were you wearing? How much sex have you had? How many partners? Did you get drunk?”  We have only recently begun to accept that a woman has the right to dress how she likes, go where she wishes, get too drunk or misbehave in other ways without “deserving to be raped.”  Rape, even of children will always be a difficult matter to handle legally as there are rarely witnesses. We should not add to that by blaming victims and making them feel responsible for bodily violence that is done to them without their consent and against their will. Read more at http://robingoldstein.net/speaking-of-rape/

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Dr Robin Goldstein

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Dr. Goldstein is a licensed psychologist with over thirty years experience helping individuals free themselves of fear and anxiety and living their best life possible.She has worked extensively with couples, helping them maximize the potential for joy in their relationships as well as working with people suffering the grief of separtion, divorce and loss from ones they love.

 

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