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Jump to new posts Re: (poetry) by tommyb @ 59 minutes 10 seconds ago

__________ (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

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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: What Would My Life Have Been Without CSA by payne @ Yesterday at 11:22 PM

I've one more to add to my list. 10. I would not have absorbed some of my mom's anger toward my dad which impacted how close I felt to him.
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. ( :
Jump to new posts Re: Ella Wheeler Wilcox by victor-victim @ Yesterday at 04:37 PM

cheers! thanx, tommyb.
Jump to new posts Re: Edna St. Vincent Millay by victor-victim @ Yesterday at 04:34 PM

Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Priest says children brought on the sexual abuse . by victor-victim @ Yesterday at 03:30 PM

love and peace to you.
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Days were I want to explode by Severe stammer @ Yesterday at 01:51 PM

Ive read your 5 times more likely to be abused if your disabled I found that out the last year, the British stammering association don't know how to handle adults abused as children or in adult life, ive made some friends who live like me can't talk
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Abuser Moved to Retirement Facility by KMCINVA @ Yesterday at 01:23 PM

Thanks--trying to keep mind and body together in this fight. I know I had major disconnects of the body and mind with my dissociation. Today I work diligently to keep both mind and body on the same task. Take care and thank you for the support.
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Up, down, angry, grateful, life is a confusing thi by GT13568 @ Yesterday at 12:38 PM

Thank you for redirecting my attention to Don's comment, FB. I wonder what "a reference point safely inside myself" might be. Quote: I wonder if, with all the good people in your life, you can sometimes say hi to yourself too. I think
Family and Friends
Jump to new posts Re: Questions Greeted with Hostility by Severe stammer @ Yesterday at 10:21 AM

Your a very special lady , and such a compassionate understanding human beings. X Id say you keep going to therapy and try and encourage him to do the same. I did find the courage to disclose but was offered no help just ridicule and rejection and hu
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