The Correlation Between Compulsive Cleanliness & Rape Trauma, And How To Heal
I made it my business to feel dirty and sit with that awareness until I no longer needed to compulsively wash away the trauma my rape caused.
Now this isn’t me saying that if you have been raped and are experiencing the emotionally traumatic effects of such a horrific act done to your body that you should abandon all plans to receive professional help. Quite the contrary. Think of this method that I have used as a complement to the professional assistance you may need.
I will confess that I ha…