Chantal Joffe 2012 Chantal Joffe 2012

“I could suddenly feel stool running down my legs. After a few similar incidents I started to isolate myself. I have always been active and now I just wanted to stay at home. I couldn’t be intimate, not even when my husband tried to hold me. How could I? I didn’t recognize myself. During five difficult years I lost my freedom, my husband, my family, and my identity.”

A Norwegian woman with a sphincter rupture after delivery