If your partner has had sexual trauma, what is the best way to support them? That’s what Ashley Manta tackles in this clip, starting with her own experience of not-so-supportive family members. She outlines more constructive strategies for giving partners what they need – no more and no less. Ashley also recommends resources such as “Allies in Healing”, a book written for the partners of trauma survivors.
Kitty Stryker discusses male sexual trauma during this three-minute video. She first comments on gender and then covers some of the common difficulties for male-bodied persons with sexual trauma history. Kitty also recommends what you can do to help your partner(s) feel safer.