- People who have been sexually abused can experience difficulties with sex and sex stuff, as well as confusion around sexual identities.
- People who have not been sexually abused can also experience difficulties with sex and sex stuff, as well as confusion around sexual identities.
- Avoidance and fear of intimacy.
- Fear of touch.
- Inability to be sexual and intimate.
- Need to be high to be sexual.
- Sexual identity confusion.
- Interest in same-sex sex whilst identifying as straight.
- Preoccupation with sexual thoughts.
- Seeing people as sexual objects, sexualising relationships.
- Associating sex with pain.
- Flashbacks while having sex.
- Dissociating while having sex.
- Sense of inability to say no to sex or sexual advance.
- Sense of inability to negotiate sex.
- Sexual risk taking.
- Sense of compulsion to engage in sex.
- Compulsive use of porn/sexually explicit material.
- Sexual infidelity.
- Sexual behaviour that fuels a shame state/sense of degradation.
- Lack of acknowledgement and attention to partner's well-being, interests, and desires.
- Lack of acknowledgement and attention to own well-being, interests, and desires.
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