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Was I Sexually Abused?

Is it possible to have been sexually abused as a child and not remember it at all? I sometimes have dreams of being sexually attacked. When I was in the psych ward there were male nurses who would come in the room at night and check on us and this really scared me. I wanted to sleep in my blue jeans because it would be harder to get blue jeans off. The sex with my husband is good (I can climax easily) but I can't deal with being kissed, hugged, or foreplay. Basically I can't deal with intimacy. However, I don't remember ever being sexually abused but why else would I feel like this.? Is it possible I can't remember? I have also had problems with anorexia. Thanks for your time.

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