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Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Born at age 20 by sadclown @ 5 minutes 31 seconds ago

My T always compliments me for the "achievement" of survival. I say that sets the bar very low, but give me an opportunity to take a jab at myself or deflect a compliment and I will seize it. He remarks that all things considered, I did wel
Health and Wellbeing
Jump to new posts Re: Exercise Motivation Team by lapchinj @ 38 minutes 41 seconds ago

Hey Jay Yeah, there is a lot of salt added to all types of food to make it taste better. The worst part is you would think that you're carefully watching what you eat and it turns out that there is a load of salt in it. Also during holiday seasons w
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Finally Feeling Free of CSA by unhappycamper @ Today at 06:59 PM

Great posts, Kevin. Sounds like you made it through the barrier! John
Spirituality and Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Wh among you still believes in God? by victor-victim @ Today at 05:46 PM

Quote:I am trying to not let the perp steal my ability to believe in God. you hit the nail on my head.
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: I defer to Ken Singer by GT13568 @ Today at 05:21 PM

Keith, I appreciate the wisdom in Ken Singer's comment, too. "lead a successful life; don't let the perp win" This really can happen, I know this now. I have recently understood that yes - I do lead a successful life; and, what is more, th
Survivors of Female Abuse
Jump to new posts Re: Effects of Covert child sexual abuse by fhorns @ Today at 04:36 PM

Gonna share this in group tonight. I called my sponsor during lunch today. I had emailed him this thread to "tell on myself", for it's something I've kept buried consistently. I'd also left a voicemail in the morning, kind of puking it o
Spirituality and Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: How do I know there is a God... by CheerfulJohn @ Today at 04:20 PM

fb kind of "like" to your posts
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts "Conversations With My Molester" in NYC this week by Chase Eric @ Today at 03:08 PM

Hi folks - I just wanted to let anyone in the NYC area know about this amazing production. It is a solo performance by playwright Michael Mack about his very personal journey as an adult working through the memories of sexual abuse he suffered as
Humor
Jump to new posts Re: more silly signs by Sven @ Today at 02:00 PM

Engrish is always funny...
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Where black stuff comes from by GoodSamaritan @ Today at 01:51 PM

I remember reading a book called "The Road Less Traveled" a number of years ago, and the author, Scott Peck, who was himself a psychiatrist, wrote that, as a general rule of thumb, four out of five professionals are incompetent. He was not
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Anyone here who is currently writing a book? by KMCINVA @ Today at 12:50 PM

I am in Lee's corner. I have journals and journals. I even have difficulty decipher some of the words. My handwriting style never seems to be the same throughout. It must be the emotions coming through. The thoughts are there, I understand them but w
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: going through a rough time by bluesky @ Today at 12:29 PM

(((((Hugs))))) I can empathize with you asking for help is so hard so painful. When I started my recovery I was so scared that what I would say Would hurt the ones I was telling so scared of what it or the perps would do to me if I told my story. M
Family and Friends
Jump to new posts Re: Porn by Jim1961 @ Today at 11:46 AM

I agree Jay
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: The small kindnesses by dark empathy @ Today at 11:35 AM

@Jude, I'm not sure about God, but I do agree on your conclusion. It's sometimes far too easy to forget. @Greg, sometimes I really wish I could just walk into a shop, point and grunt at what I want, slam down my money and walk out, unfortunately
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts How to bury oneself and arise anew? by cosmos @ Today at 09:54 AM

For months now I’ve been in this profound state of sadness, it de-evolved from this need for total oblivion a need to die, then you realize that you’re playing tricks on yourself, your mind refuses to move, I intellectually understand, but my former
Introductions
Jump to new posts Re: It's time by KMCINVA @ Today at 09:30 AM

HouseOfCards Welcome and we are here to support you. You have hope which is so important in the healing process. It allows you realize there is a better way to live free of the abuse. MS has helped me in so many ways. I found support and could
Poetry
Jump to new posts Richard Wagamese by victor-victim @ Today at 07:51 AM

Medicine Walk When you believe you are beyond repair let go. When you can not be saved by all your friends, when you can not be saved by yourself, forget who you are and deliver what is left of yourself to that place you have been to before but did
Survivors of Female Abuse
Jump to new posts Re: Guilt anyone? by don64 @ Today at 01:11 AM

Hi Gaatt, You're welcome, and glad to hear of your progress. Speaking of "As stupid and as destructive as it is," I love assassin/spy/retribution movies and actively seek them out. I've just exhausted everything decent Netflix has to of
Poetry
Jump to new posts Re: mon dieu by victor-victim @ Today at 12:25 AM

Mon Défenseur C'est à vous qu'ici je dédie Ces vers, enfants de mon loisir. Déjà ma bouteille est finie Et ma raison va revenir. Ne craignez pas que la sagesse Change votre image à mes yeux ; Je n'ai pas besoin de l'ivresse Pour vous voir bon
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Forced to be a child by dark empathy @ Today at 12:19 AM

The problem is what the hell does imotional maturity mean? and what the hell does that have to do with getting a job, having relationships and doing the things adult do, ---- hell what sdoes that have to do with not enjoying collecting statues of fa
U.S. & World News
Jump to new posts Re: SWEET Justice! by victor-victim @ Yesterday at 11:51 PM

Originally Posted By: StillDuring a session with my first T years ago, the conversation went to the consequences of my inaction for all those years. We eventually came to my question: "Am I responsible for the kids they raped since then???"

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