“His experience was really similar to Paul’s so it was invaluable for me to be able to talk about all the conflicting emotions and not accepting or realising it was abuse until later on in life.”
Elsewhere on Coronation Street, Ali Neeson (James Burrows) collapsed as he struggled along with his habit to prescription painkillers.
The physician desperately tried to pay money for extra medication after his seller was arrested however was unsuccessful.
He was discovered collapsed by brother Ryan (Ryan Prescott) who agreed to assist him go chilly turkey and beat his habit.
Coronation Street continues Monday on ITV at 7.30pm.