Sexual Assault, Explained

Assault and harassment can take a toll on survivors’ health and well-being. Here's what they (and their loved ones) can do to heal.

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I Was Sexually Assaulted by My Boyfriend—Only I Didn't Realize It Until Years Later

"Knowing the perpetrator complicates matters. It's the reason most people don't report their assault, and it's why I didn’t know I was assaulted in the first place."
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More Sexual Assault

Oprah Opened up About Her Own Abuse on After Neverland

She said that it took a long time after her own experience to come to terms with exactly what happened.
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Ellen DeGeneres Recalls Being Sexually Assaulted by Her Stepfather as a Teenager

Ellen DeGeneres says her stepfather used her mother's mastectomy as an excuse to molest her.