• Clare Crawley said her traumatic childhood impacted her relationships
  • Crawley will soon undergo surgery to remove her breast implants
  • The reality TV star celebrated one year anniversary with Dale Moss on Wednesday

Clare Crawley has revealed that she suffered sexual abuse as a child. The "Bachelorette" star said her childhood trauma created an impact on her mental health and adult relationships.

The 40-year-old shared a photo of herself wearing a pink t-shirt on Instagram on Wednesday and wrote a lengthy caption explaining the details.

"Self love is the act of giving a voice to your truth. So here is mine," she wrote. "As a child of sexual abuse, my young adult years were spent in unhealthy relationships feeling unworthy of the good ones. It was a vicious cycle, because the more I chose the wrong men who treated me poorly, the more I believed I wasn't good enough."

She also spoke about her breast implants.

"Enter the breast implants. I'd be lying if I said I wasn't excited to get them," she wrote. "But the truth is it was money that would have been better spent on therapy to heal my wounded heart. I ended up spending the money on therapy anyway."

Crawley says she is much happier now as she refers to herself as a "woman who has learned to love herself deeply on the inside, knows her worth, and will fight for herself no matter what."

"I've learned the toxicity that these implants can cause on our bodies, as it has done to mine," she admitted. "So I am stepping away from something that no longer serves me… not my heart, and certainly not my health."

The television personality informed her fans that she will be undergoing surgery soon. "Surgery is this week! We are taking it back to Clare 1.0, who is lovable and worthy just the way she is," she wrote.

On the same day, Crawley celebrated her one-year anniversary with Dale Moss.

The couple broke up in January but they reunited in March.

"They're still working on some issues they have to overcome but it’s not like they make it known," a source told US magazine earlier this month. "They’re more private when it comes to their issues. The good thing is that they’re happy together and enjoying this time as an engaged couple. They love each other very much and care for each other."

The reality TV star is now working as a co-host on the "Entertainment Tonight" television series.

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