First Dates star reveals harrowing reason she ‘went off the rails with sex’ as a teen – leaving her match stunned 0 231

A RECENT episode of First Dates saw one half of a set-up couple left gobsmacked after finding out a harrowing life detail about his date.

The first dater of the Thursday, August 11 episode was horse groomer Fabia, from Warwick.

Channel 4Fabia was on the hunt for love[/caption] Channel 4George and Fabia got on well during the date[/caption]

She came onto the Channel 4 dating show looking for love, after being single for five years.

The 26-year-old admitted that she couldn’t date a man who lived in a city, and needed someone who understood her slow, countryside life.

Fabia also explained that she’s from a small, rural area, where everyone knows each other, and eligible single men were in very slim pickings.

Enter George, a 37-year-old fellow countryside dweller, who loves clay pigeon shooting.



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Hailing from Leicester, George had also explained he wanted someone who was equally in love with the countryside.

The pair instantly hit it off and bonded over their love of animals, as they both were proud dog parents to black labradors.

Once they were settled down and getting on well, the conversation turned to family.

George asked Fabia if she had any siblings, to which she promptly replied: “Ah, mood killer!”

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She then explained to a slightly confused George that she did have a sister, but she passed away nine years ago due to skin cancer.

Speaking to the cameras seperately, Fabia said: “Losing my sister had a massive impact on me.

“I didn’t know where I was going, what I was doing.”

The dating hopeful then explained this to George: “After I lost my sister, I went off the rails a little bit.

“I didn’t do drugs or anything like that but if someone paid me the slightest bit of attention, especially at the Young Farmers Party, s**t happened.

“It gets around, and you’re then a sl*t.”

Although he was slightly taken aback at first, George seemed to understand where Fabia was coming from.

She told the cameras separately: All of my first experiences were around that time with boys.

I was trying to find someone to replace her but you’re not going to find that in – A – a bottle of alcohol or – B – in a bed.

“I just lost the closest person to me and I needed something to let off steam and feel needed.”

Whilst Fabia claimed she had “killed the mood”, she and George got on like a house on fire on the date.

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However, when asked if they’d see one another again, George admitted there wasn’t a spark, but he would see her again in a friendly way.

First Dates airs on Thursdays at 10pm on Channel 4

Channel 4George looked a bit stunned at the overshare[/caption] Channel 4She explained what happened when she was younger[/caption]

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Porn and Mental Health: The Challenges and Strategies for Coping in the Industry 0 177

Pornography is a billion-dollar industry that has gained widespread popularity across the globe. However, while it may be a source of entertainment for some, the industry can be challenging for performers’ mental health. The pressure to perform and meet the expectations of producers and viewers can take a toll on performers’ mental wellbeing. In this article, we’ll explore the challenges that the porn industry poses to mental health and strategies for coping with them.

The Challenges

  1. Stigma and Shame

The porn industry is still stigmatized, and performers can face a lot of shame and judgment from society. This can lead to a lot of stress and anxiety, making it difficult for performers to seek help and support when needed.

  1. Pressure to Perform

Performers in the porn industry are expected to meet certain expectations and perform at their best every time. This pressure can be overwhelming and can lead to feelings of inadequacy and low self-esteem.

  1. Isolation and Loneliness

Performing in the porn industry can be a lonely experience, with performers spending long hours on set or on their own, away from friends and family. This can lead to feelings of isolation and loneliness, which can take a toll on mental health.

  1. Trauma and Abuse

The porn industry is not immune to issues such as sexual harassment, assault, and exploitation. Performers may experience these traumatic events, leading to conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression.

Strategies for Coping

Seek Professional Help

Performers in the porn industry should seek professional help and support when they need it. There are many therapists and counselors who specialize in working with performers in the industry and can help with issues such as anxiety, depression, and trauma.

Practice Self-Care

Self-care is crucial for performers in the porn industry. Taking breaks when needed, exercising, and practicing mindfulness and meditation can help performers manage stress and promote mental wellbeing.

Surround Yourself with Supportive People

Having a supportive network of friends, family, and colleagues can make a big difference in performers’ mental health. Surrounding yourself with people who understand the challenges of the industry and offer non-judgmental support can help performers cope with the stresses of the job.

Address Trauma and Abuse

Performers who have experienced trauma and abuse in the industry should seek support and address these issues head-on. This may involve therapy, reporting incidents to the authorities, and taking legal action if necessary.


The porn industry poses significant challenges to performers’ mental health, from stigma and shame to pressure to perform and trauma and abuse. However, with the right strategies, performers can cope with these challenges and maintain good mental wellbeing. Seeking professional help, practicing self-care, surrounding yourself with supportive people, and addressing trauma and abuse are just a few strategies that can help performers in the porn industry maintain good mental health.

Navigating Consent and Boundaries in the Porn Industry: A Guide for Newcomers 0 165

Consent and boundaries are crucial aspects of the porn industry, and it’s essential for newcomers to understand how to navigate these issues. In this article, we’ll provide a guide for those who are new to the industry on how to approach consent and boundaries in a professional and respectful manner.

First and foremost, it’s important to understand that consent is always required in the porn industry. This means that every actor must give explicit and enthusiastic consent to any sexual act that is portrayed on camera. Consent can be given verbally or non-verbally, but it must always be clear and enthusiastic.

In order to ensure that consent is obtained, communication is key. Actors should have open and honest conversations with their scene partners and the director prior to filming. They should discuss what they are comfortable with and what their boundaries are, as well as any specific instructions or concerns.

It’s also important for actors to feel empowered to set their own boundaries and to speak up if they feel uncomfortable or unsafe during filming. This means that if an actor does not want to perform a particular act or if they feel that their boundaries are being pushed, they have the right to stop the scene and speak to the director about their concerns.

It’s also essential for actors to be aware of their own physical and emotional limits. This means that they should take breaks as needed, communicate with their scene partner and director about any discomfort or pain, and engage in self-care practices to ensure that they are physically and emotionally prepared for the demands of the job.

Finally, it’s important for actors to have a support system in place. This can include talking to other actors who have experience in the industry, seeking out counseling or therapy, and having trusted friends and family members who can provide emotional support.

Navigating consent and boundaries in the porn industry can be challenging, but it’s an essential part of maintaining a safe and respectful work environment. By following these guidelines, newcomers to the industry can ensure that they are approaching these issues in a professional and responsible manner.

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