AnnaLynne McCord reveals that she has restored memories of child sexual abuse during PTSD therapy
She has previously revealed that when she was 18, she was raped in her own apartment by a friend.
And now AnnaLynne McCord has come out with the news that she remembered being sexually abused as a child during therapy.
& # 39; A year ago I was being treated for PTSD and memories of child sexual abuse came back years until I was 11, & # 39; told the actress, 32 ,. People.
Candid: AnnaLynne McCord, 32, told People at the Mosaic Foundation Gala in NYC Monday that during PTSD therapy a year ago, she recovered memories of child sexual abuse
McCord spoke for the first time in 2014 about a rape in an essay for Cosmopolitan.
Since then, she has become president of Together1Heart, an organization dedicated to supporting victims of sex trafficking in Cambodia and working to end & # 39; modern slavery & # 39 ;.
She explained that recalling her own painful memories of abuse led her to understand & # 39; why this is my life and this is my story because it is so personal to me & # 39 ;.
McCord told People: & # 39; I thought I needed to have sex with someone to be loved. It was devastating for my soul as a human to feel that I was not worthy of love unless someone abused my body. & # 39;
Lawyer: McCord spoke for the first time in 2014 about rape at the age of 18 in an essay for Cosmopolitan. Since then, she has become president of Together1Heart, an organization focused on supporting victims of sex trafficking in Cambodia
As for working to help others, she said: being able to be part of something that young men and women and boys and girls have experienced even worse than what I have experienced in my own life … to see that they were not suicidal like me, they didn't cut their arms like i was … they were forgiving and loved themselves and those who did, that gave me a way out. They gave me hope. & # 39;
The actress first became acquainted with FX & # 39; s Nip / Tuck and then played in the C2 90210 teenage drama series.
She also appeared in TNT & # 39; s Dallas reboot and ABC & # 39; s Secrets And Lies.
Success: the actress first became known with FX & # 39; s Nip / Tuck and then played in the 90210 teenage drama series by The CW. She also appeared in TNT & # 39; s Dallas reboot and ABC & # 39; s Secrets And Lies
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