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Poetry
Jump to new posts Re: rave review by OCN @ 44 minutes 1 second ago

Hold on there v-v! You shall overcome!
Poetry
Jump to new posts Re: MONSTERS ~ Nikita Gill by OCN @ 46 minutes 39 seconds ago

Sometimes its easier to look away, than to recognize what was always there. Seeing that the monsters we're fighting are really inside of us.. it can create open space in which we can start to first communicate with them, then integrate them and fina
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: ***TRIGGER*** Castration fear by learning2remember @ Today at 01:05 PM

I don't think I was ever threatened with castration. I'm sure I wasn't. I have wondered about chemical castration as an elective procedure, though never considered it a real option since I am married. I used to harm my own genitals daily or several t
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: I can't stop the self loathing by Magellan @ Today at 12:59 PM

What I need is someone in my life. But I've been rejected so many times, and I've failed 100% of the time, that I've become bitter because of the experience I've had with all the failures. I have nothing left in me to try anymore. Every attempt I ma
Sexual Abuse/Exploitation In Media
Jump to new posts Re: Triggers and How to Handle Them by Obi @ Today at 12:50 PM

Hey Jeff!!!!!! love ya, brother!!! Always!
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: I can't stop the self loathing by Obi @ Today at 12:47 PM

I don't think anyone lied to you. You are just figuring out who you are and what it is that you truly love. You searched those areas because you honestly thought you truly loved it. You find out that it isn't. Doesn't mean people lied, just means you
Survivors of Female Abuse
Jump to new posts A Good Book by gaatt @ Today at 12:22 PM

Hi Guys, Have any of you read "The Myth of Male Power" by Warren Farrell? It's a little dated now (pub. 1993) but still very relevant to the kinds of things I'm dealing with. I'm reading it now. He calls men "The disposable sex"
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: the cycle by DesertFrog @ Today at 12:11 PM

now bring on the depression and regrets of my actions while drunk arghhh lather rinse repeat like a dog to vomit
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: the cycle by manipulated @ Today at 11:43 AM

DesertFrog I was feeling the self loathing and rinse repeat so strongly early this week. More details flooded back. I couldn't get my breath and it dominated my morning. Then I remembered I have recovered before. I AM a survivor and I will NOT let th
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts the cycle by DesertFrog @ Today at 11:29 AM

it never ends i am insane i have to be i will go months without issue then blamo here i sit again self loathing drinking too much and porn and screwing up relationships work school and family why do i push these people away? i hate myself and pe
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Great video!!!!! Simply, but very eloquently said.
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: True Sayings by KMCINVA @ Today at 11:17 AM

Manipulated Well said. It is amazing how these memories remain dormant and then something triggers the memories. Then the nightmares and flashbacks are off to the races. In the past I could fight and wrestle the memories back into a dormant state.
Sexual Abuse/Exploitation In Media
Jump to new posts Re: Triggers and How to Handle Them by lapchinj @ Today at 10:52 AM

Hey (((( jay bro ))))) I was getting really scared that nobody wanted to speak to me anymore. Thank you for your kindness. Right now i'm on my iPhone so i really can't write well without a normal keyboard. There are quite a few points you brought up
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: I can't stop the self loathing by Magellan @ Today at 10:47 AM

I built my career on all the things I love (filmmaking, animation, technology, science, education). I have a rock solid career, and investments as a result. I find myself at this stage realizing it doesn't mean anything to me, or matter much. I fe
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts True Sayings by manipulated @ Today at 10:22 AM

"The body remembers. Stuffed until an event, a sound, a sight, a touch, a word or a person awakens them." or a smell...then the flashbacks flood.
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Am I a target by bluesky @ Today at 07:45 AM

Thanks guys for you comments. I'm doing better today. Spoke to my T over the phone yesterday and he advised me to right a response to this person of what I would say if I could. I will read this at my appointment today. I was able to do this without
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Inspirational Quotes by victor-victim @ Today at 07:02 AM

“Referees always have to say, in the ring: ‘Protect yourself at all times’ . It's a lie because you can't. You came to fight. If you were really interested in protecting yourself, you'd get out of the ring and go home.” Jodi Compton
Introductions
Jump to new posts Shine on you crazy diamond. by Strive 38/11 @ Today at 06:56 AM

Yep being a gay teen the eighties at an all boys grammar is part of the cause of my dysfunction. Before, I think the sexual touching commenced when I started in preschool aged three. Then in 3rd grade my teacher groomed me by keeping back at lunch to
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Devastated to Learn Dad Told of His Abuse by sorryson @ Today at 06:11 AM

Kevin Thank you for your words. Your are right, Dad's wife is a fabulous woman. She only really knows my sister and she still stands up for us, who ill treated Dad. I guess she really loved Dad and wants to make sure his message of love to us is he
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: The age we become 'stuck'? by victor-victim @ Today at 02:45 AM

you are welcome, Magellan. call it lucky research. i love exploring the vast archives of emotion stowed and stored on this website. this is a priceless resource. many hours have i invested investigating the wealth of information contained within
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Cut off my medications and not sure what to expect by Strive 38/11 @ Today at 01:22 AM

Relieved you are with still us. You are taking a medication that takes time for you body to build up a level that works and is sustainable. The bodies ability to sustain a medication level is impacted by things life alcohol and other non prescribed d
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Am I a target by Strive 38/11 @ Today at 12:59 AM

I'd glad for myself, I prepared myself for this site as now I am unpacking the response to the sexual assaults committed against me, the bad bullying and my dysfunction unable to fit into the world when structure fell away and my life ... not all bad
Sexual Abuse/Exploitation In Media
Jump to new posts Re: Triggers and How to Handle Them by JayBro @ Today at 12:42 AM

Hey Jeff, I just read your message now and I wanted to thank you for sharing your pain and feelings with us. It was certainly not easy. This is something many of us can relate to: feelings of guilt and grieving over this guilt/lost innocence. In man
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Male Intimacy - what is it for you? by Rich1967 @ Today at 12:37 AM

Cool stuff Kevin... thanks. Intimacy with women never was too much of a problem for me. With men it was always a problem. I never had anyone show me the ropes as it were. My father was so not emotionally present that the role model I had was mo
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: The age we become 'stuck'? by Magellan @ Yesterday at 09:36 PM

Thank you for resurrecting this thread, Victor. Read all of it.
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