The novel I'm writing deals with many serious issues and I feel as though I've portrayed them all very well. There is one I want to double check, though. An important part of the book is when the main character recalls of when he got raped a few years prior. This is so important because he mentions the person who did it and the act of it many times as the book progresses; it's a huge reason behind all his fear and struggling. I believe I've written it in a way that handles the issue properly, however, I just want to make sure. What are some good things to keep in mind when writing a scene like this? Are there any do's and don'ts? When the character discusses what happened, he talks about only the mental aspect of it, not any physical details. Is that okay? I just want to look back at my work, check it, and make sure I've dealt with this subject properly, since it is so serious. Thanks for the advice.