Lela Vásquez, a 23-year-old childhood sexual abuse survivor, never understood why she cried after having sex with supportive partners or masturbating. It wasn’t until she was 18 and had been in multiple sexual relationships hat she realized the deep depression she felt after any sexual experience was linked to her post-traumatic stress disorder from her abuse.

Vásquez dealt with it privately until six months ago, when she learned that her experience was so pravelent among sexual assault survivors that there was even a term for it.

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