ONE PARAGRAPH PER CHAPTER – Chapter 11: The Sexual Bond

Published January 31, 2017 by Nan Mykel

From FALLOUT: A Survivor Talks to Incest Offenders (and Others) by moi:

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Having been both classically and operantly conditioned to become aroused by deviant sex is a secret that hangs heavy on the heart of many victims of incest. Opening themselves to the possibility of sexual pleasure can be extremely difficult for survivors.  As one woman said, “If positive sexuality is my right…I don’t think I want my right!” (Maltz and Holman 1987, 7). (p. 107)

2 comments on “ONE PARAGRAPH PER CHAPTER – Chapter 11: The Sexual Bond

  • Just last week I had a revelation:

    My sexuality seemed to betray my trauma. How could i want anything to do with a man? I found a way in a hateful angry storm. The skies are clearing.

    I hope every survivor can find a way out of the ugly cage they are locked in.
    -Brian

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