“What made me despisɘ males for a very long time” – Actress, Sandra Okunzuwa shares

“What made me despisɘ men for a long time” – Actress, Sandra Okunzuwa shares

Well-liked Nollywood actress, Sandra Okunzuwa, has shared a painful expertise that made her despise males for a very long time.

In a latest interview with The Solar, the display screen diva mentioned her traumatic experiences with males and the way she overcame the trauma.

In accordance with her, she was sexually abused as a toddler, and when she confronted her abuser as a grown lady, she was stigmatised.

She mentioned the expertise made her hate males for some time, however she has now healed and moved on.

“Sexually abused as a child? Sure. Psychological well being sufferer? Sure. Within the society we reside in, folks don’t speak about psychological well being points; they count on you to go to your pastor and you may be alright. As an actor, it isn’t straightforward. First, you’ll have to embody the life of various characters and personalities, the nice, the dangerous and the horrible.

Regardless of what you’re going by personally, you must put on a smile and preserve entertaining folks as a result of that’s what folks count on from you. I feel there needs to be a particular therapist for entertainers, as a result of it isn’t straightforward. Giving out pleasure to folks and missing the place to refill from. Most individuals are damaged; they’re carrying about baggage from the previous, when you don’t speak about it so you will get assist, you’ll preserve carrying it about till it destroys you. By sharing your issues along with your associate, you will get assist.

Lastly, being traumatized isn’t a religious subject; it’s a psychological subject that wants a therapist. I’ll get married to my good associate sometime. Earlier than, it (the sexual abuse) form of made me resent males, however I’ve healed from it and moved on. I’m lots higher now.” She mentioned.

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