Thoughts and feelings the person you care about may be experiencing
The feelings and thoughts that people experience after being raped or sexually assault can be varied and complicated, and can change over time. Some of them are listed below to help you think about what might be going on for the person you care about in the days, weeks and months after this experience.
- Fear of rejection by partner/family
These difficult and complicated feelings affect the way that a person behaves after they have been raped or sexually assaulted. Below are some things that you might see happening with suggestions about how you can support the person you care about.