"The surprising way my sex life changed after I was raped"

Cosmopolitan UK

What I didn’t know then is that experimenting with BDSM and kink is actually not uncommon among sexual assault survivors. And, it can be a very healing experience for some. Sally Baker, a London-based therapist with 20 years of experience, says, “Submission and abdicating sexual responsibility within a safe framework can be useful role-playing for some survivors of sexual abuse. Equally, taking the dominant role and play-acting feeling in control can counter some previous experiences of powerlessness and vulnerability.”

Source: ncsf

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