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Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Im sorry for exploring im trying to calm down by Severe stammer @ 3 minutes 57 seconds ago

Ignorance is a disease when people read the front cover no one took me to one side and said we believe you. That's all it would of taken
Jump to new posts Re: Hello! by betrayed boy @ 48 minutes 4 seconds ago

hi brightheart, like u I grew up in a VERY dysfunctional household, mom a bad drunk half the time violent I had so many beatings father dragged out the house by cops when I was 5ish then off to the foster home for a couple years, where my csa hap
Survivors of Female Abuse
Jump to new posts Clingy, a nightmare and fear by dark empathy @ Today at 02:30 PM

I don't even know whether to post this but I probably should. Last night I had one of my rather infrequent nightmares. As usual, it was very incoherent but there was a really worrying element. I first dreamed that L had gone off (or bbeen forced to
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: What Would My Life Have Been Without CSA by Severe stammer @ Today at 02:09 PM

I just wanted a peaceful home. In a way that's all ive ever craved. I'm quite new to meeting other survivors. And find I can read and understand. I'm in a safe place now and people who understand a little bit more, I wish I wasn't here but this is my
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: My Annual Physical by OCN @ Today at 01:59 PM

Great message you share here Jude! Glad to hear you're making steady progress and very nice to read this Thanks for inspiring us!
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: He made me gay by GT13568 @ Today at 12:17 PM

(tommyb) I would add (can't) I hope he is still reading.
Sexual Identity Issues
Jump to new posts Re: Addiction or something else? by EdfromNYC @ Today at 11:03 AM

This from the blog post that you cited: Quote:In truth, the often parallel work of 12-step recovery programs and formalized addiction treatment programs after the initial experience of detox involves connecting the addict to other people. And no
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: New horizons by Bluedogone @ Today at 03:19 AM

looking2heal, Congratulations, I know you must have been very successful in telling your story Friday . With a "I can do it" attitude and a positive affirmation that you know who you are it must have come across as real and genuine, crying
Jump to new posts Re: (poetry) by tommyb @ Today at 12:38 AM

__________ (November 11th, 2004) Drowning In a dark ocean of lost time, I can catch glimpses of the world despite my struggle, I can feel fresh air on my skin briefly, When I rise up in a burst of strength, I can feel its death, Seeping into my
Jump to new posts Re: (un)love(ed) by tommyb @ Today at 12:21 AM

(bey) (AlexBoyd) (victor-victim)
Survivors of Female Abuse
Jump to new posts Re: was it abuse? by silenttolong @ Today at 12:19 AM

I was 12 when it started She was my stepmother and 35 She taught me things first Then we had intercourse It was so good Never mind that she was in control That she was taking parts of my mind and changing its normal development That I was being
Jump to new posts Re: (poetry) by tommyb @ Today at 12:18 AM

Jump to new posts Re: (poetry) by tommyb @ Today at 12:15 AM

Jump to new posts Re: Honesty , A poem about Disclosing by tommyb @ Today at 12:15 AM

Sexual Abuse/Exploitation In Media
*****TRIGGER WARNING***** I see that the mods added this warning to my first post so I think I should do the same here. I hope I don't hurt anyone since that was not my intention. Hey GeorgeMartin If you're talking about my case then it's a very
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: amnesia by payne @ Yesterday at 11:32 PM

I had no memory of the sexual abuse, until 6 years ago when I was 52, my mother's health took a major down turn, as her POA, I found she was in terrible trouble with the IRS which she hid from everyone. I had been meeting with this male therapist f
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: She just doesnt get it by payne @ Yesterday at 10:35 PM

Rich, what you describe about your wife not being able to handle and appreciate your progress is similar to what I saw once in a husband who became very serious about his spirituality. One would think his Christian wife would appreciate the change w
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Am I wrong ? by payne @ Yesterday at 09:43 PM

Yes indeed, I ended up picking my own substitute parents and siblings.
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Looking for support by payne @ Yesterday at 09:42 PM

Society does not appear to believe that boys can be victims of female abuse or that this even takes place. This makes opening up all that much harder to do. Also, most incest support sites and actual support groups do seem for women, but not also f
U.S. & World News
Jump to new posts A support for new recovery services in Canada by gaatt @ Yesterday at 09:18 PM

Hi all, I found a source of community improvement funds that is somewhat unique and I thought that it might help get new services for male survivors in Canada established while strengthening a sense of mutual support amongst survivors and allies.
Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Why do I constantly invite criticism? by TheHermit @ Yesterday at 08:23 PM

A list of the 30 most common reasons why others might criticize you:
Family and Friends
Jump to new posts Re: The Subject of SSA with CSA Survivors by Judith @ Yesterday at 07:45 PM

KFo84 i What I'm referring to are the *unwanted* SSA feelings experienced by so many survivors. The Sexual Identity Forum alone is overflowing with posts from survivors who feel plagued by such feelings & thoughts. It seems as though, if there
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Went to my aunties today by Severe stammer @ Yesterday at 05:56 PM

Im going to help her because she,s just like me when I was younger , she has to clean her self constantly people ridiculing her because she,s to ashamed to open up , but I have auntie who has compassion I think I can help my cousin . thanks for the
Gay/Bi/Trans Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Impact of previous abuse on my relationship by kcinohio @ Yesterday at 05:25 PM

It can get better over time. In my experience, a survivor needs to want healing for himself, not for a partner or anyone else. Sometimes better primary relationships and intimacy can be a byproduct of that, but the focus needs to be on one's own need
Jump to new posts Re: Walt Whitman by victor-victim @ Yesterday at 04:43 PM

<3 to you, tommyb. feedback is deeply appreciated and encouraging. ( :
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