When I was younger, I was abused by an Uncle and a teenager. The abuse with my uncle happened once and was primarily inappropiate touching, but the abuse in adolescence was more involved and as a result during adolescence and my teens I did some things that were very inappropriate and cause me shame today as I know that people talked about what I did, even though people did not try and get me help. Today, I am married with children and am moving on with my life, but I am challenged to overcome the shame of my youth and how I inappropriately acted out with other males even though I have discontinued this
practice today. I truly believe that I just acted out what was taught to me.
My therapist believes that not worrying about what others think and telling my story when I am ready will help me with this issue. What do you think?