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Jump to new posts Re: Dealing with isolation by KMCINVA @ 13 minutes 48 seconds ago

Tryingtolive I understand, many times I felt alone and isolated even when people were around. I have come to believe, my fear of some left me feeling isolated and alone, I did not want to hear or sometimes see them. The fear of what would come out o
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Jump to new posts Re: BOWIEROCKS! :) by Bowierocks @ 47 minutes 31 seconds ago

Originally Posted By: Sterlingmay be I should shut up! and follow my own advice . but I don't like it when some posts don't get a response. the best to you bud. James No that was excellent James . Just hard to take it all in .it kinda of cut to th
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Jump to new posts Re: Feminine Nuturing , reiki by Bowierocks @ 57 minutes 55 seconds ago

Originally Posted By: Mishka95673If I was married to you, I would want to hear what you wrote above. As your loving wife, it is my role to be the arms you sob in. As your loving wife, it is my role to ensure that I give you sufficient affection, acce
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: A Quote Being Treated Badly by woodenshoes @ Today at 09:24 AM

Kevin I believe that statement to be true. Good people don't always think of the hurt they cause. Ws
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Jump to new posts Re: A Quote Being Treated Badly by bey @ Today at 09:18 AM

I don't even think it's about being good or bad, I just think it's human nature. I mean being mean, being unkind, bullying, abuse, rape, murder, war... we drop bombs on countries and stuff, call ourselves good. I don't think it's good or bad. I think
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Jump to new posts Dealing with isolation by Tryingtolive @ Today at 08:58 AM

I've always been with drawn especially the last couple of years. I have really bad social anxiety. I think isolation is the worse thing survivors face. It's a constant battle for me to get my myself motivated to go out and do something. If there
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: A Quote Being Treated Badly by KMCINVA @ Today at 08:57 AM

Interesting take---so if we are good that is abnormal--I hope not because I would like to believe there are more good people than bad people in this world.
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Jump to new posts Re: A Quote Being Treated Badly by bey @ Today at 08:56 AM

I don't think that's true. I think if you look around, that's exactly what normal people do. It's the abnormal people who don't.
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Jump to new posts A Quote Being Treated Badly by KMCINVA @ Today at 08:47 AM

A quote that was shared with me, to remind what others do is a reflection of themselves and I should not let it destroy me! If someone treats you badly Just remember there is something wrong with them, NOT YOU! Normal people do not go around destroy
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Let it out. Bottling it up only hurts you. I am glad you are facing the past and we understand. Kevin
U.S. & World News
Jump to new posts Re: Seminarian in Ohio arrested by KMCINVA @ Today at 08:26 AM

How disgusting and sickening that is all I can say. Lock him up for life.
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Jump to new posts Re: Going to se the movie Spotlight by abused9 @ Today at 08:24 AM

Thanks Kevin
U.S. & World News
Jump to new posts Seminarian in Ohio arrested by Nothing Man @ Today at 08:07 AM

Hi all. This made the news here in Columbus this last week and I wonder if any of you heard about it. A seminarian at the Pontifical College Josephinum, a seminary sponsored directly by the pope, traveled to California last week in hopes of buying
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Just to Hear me say it....Possible Trigger..... by Nothing Man @ Today at 08:05 AM

Trew, (((Trew))) means we are sending you hugs and support. We are all here in a very real way and can identify with the suffering you endured. How horrible what was done to you. You did not ask for it, deserve it or want it. It was a crime perp
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: The First One has died. by Nothing Man @ Today at 08:02 AM

Thisman, In a very real way I identified with what you wrote. I too had three abusers, of whom two are still walking this earth. My mother was my first and serial abuser and she died about 18 years ago. While she was dying I actually mourned and
Family and Friends
Jump to new posts Re: How can I help my CSA Husband see what I see? by Acorn2Oak @ Today at 07:28 AM

Hi Wontgiveup, male survivor here. Gosh, first: You're amazing! and he's very lucky to have you. Your post really tugged at my heart-strings. Hopefully my response will offer some useful insight. As I read all the posts, I began to put myself in h
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Questions for all survivors by Elad1 @ Today at 04:58 AM

these are great questions, thanks for asking. What life style changes did you have to make in order for you to cope? I triangulate the best I can exercise, eating on schedule, and getting at least 8 hours of sleep every night. I do this for self
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: The First One has died. by Bluedogone @ Yesterday at 11:26 PM

ThisMan, I can relate just a little bit to what you're going through tonight. And I join you in shedding a few tears. At my grandmother's funeral I was a pallbearer as was one of my abusers, an older cousin. This happened several years ago, but it
Sexual Abuse/Exploitation In Media
Jump to new posts Re: What Path Am I Taking? by lapchinj @ Yesterday at 10:46 PM

Hey JayBro I'm glad I took a look into this forum. I really thought it was dead. I'm so glad that you are in a position where you can make a difference to so many lives. I see everything that you mention a real need to explore. I once asked my cous
Poetry
Jump to new posts Re: poem 1 by victor-victim @ Yesterday at 10:43 PM

(30something) intense images. very visual.
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Jump to new posts Re: Just to Hear me say it....Possible Trigger..... by unhappycamper @ Yesterday at 10:36 PM

(((Trew))) I had a similar experience. I found that talking about it really helped cut it down to size. It's a fact, though a tragic one, that We Are Not Alone. Peace! John
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Jump to new posts Re: Just to Hear me say it....Possible Trigger..... by ThisMan @ Yesterday at 10:26 PM

(((Trew))) What now? You begin your journey to fullness. You begin your journey to wellness. To say it, to write it is to gain control of it. It is horrendous and I am sorry it happened to you.
Poetry
Jump to new posts Re: poem 1 by tommyb @ Yesterday at 10:23 PM

(30something)
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Jump to new posts Re: The First One has died. by tommyb @ Yesterday at 10:22 PM

(ThisMan) I'm sorry for your pain. I'm glad they're dead.
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Jump to new posts The First One has died. by ThisMan @ Yesterday at 10:19 PM

I shared back in December that my closest brother had passed away. And during the days of wake, I saw the older cousin who had introduced me to sexual and emotional betrayal. I also mentioned how I observed him from a distance across the expanse
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