People don’t think this sort of thing happens to men

“I was using medication and convincing myself I was taking control but I wasn’t.

“It is so important that you don’t suffer in silence because it will make things worse.

“Now I’m putting what happened behind me. I feel like a survivor, rather than a victim.

“The more you speak about it, the easier it gets – you will be believed.

“I’m not going to lie and say it hasn’t been hard or scary – but it has been a huge weight off my shoulders. I’ve won. I’ve come forward. I’ve spoken about it – I’m the bigger man.”