I recently decided to tell one of my good friends about being raped last summer. I was scared to death of telling him but I also thought that he wouldn't judge me and would still support me. He has but he also surprised me with a little secret of his own. His mother was raped when she was younger and he is the result of that rape. I still care about him and want to talk to him but having this knowledge has messed with my mind some. It has brought my rape back to the front of my mind and kept it there for a little over a week now. I thought I was dealing with it again but the past few days/nights I keep having bad flashbacks and nightmares. I don't know what to do. Should I talk to him more about it? I know his mother's rape is something that has haunted him for a while and I don't want to keep bringing up bad memories for him. Should I talk to my counselor about it tomorrow? See if she has any advice for how I can cope and maybe even some help for him? Do you think that would be prying too much into his business? Sorry for all the questions I just don't have anyone else I can talk to about this. Thanks.
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