Sexual assault can be devastating and life-changing while leaving its victims to pick up the pieces of their lives. The aftermath of sexual trauma can affect survivors in surprising ways. Relationships can be damaged, risky behaviors may develop, the survivor may experience promiscuity, and physical symptoms such as teeth-grinding, high blood pressure, and constipation can result from sexual trauma. We’ll uncover some of the physical, emotional, physiological, and behavioral implications that victims may experience after a sexual assault, including child sexual abuse and attempted rape. Watch the video below to learn about the implications of sexual assault. Remember, sexual assault is never the victims’s fault, and there is recovery from this shattering experience. If you are a sexual assault survivor and are experiencing challenging effects from it, feel free to reach out and leave me a message to see how we can work together to help you begin healing and recovery.