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Sexual Identity Issues
Jump to new posts Re: Does ssa feelings ever go away ? by don64 @ 5 minutes 0 seconds ago

Hi Wiresguy1, Congratulations on getting to a place where you can begin to uncover your abuse, and begin to release it and make sense of the consequences of it. The only answer that makes sense to me in your question "...is this all a part of
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Feeling so much old sadness as things improve by don64 @ 36 minutes 53 seconds ago

Thank tbkkfile, Mike and Bloom. I feel the good vibrations you all are sending me. It makes me feel part of a family that sees me and values me. It's very special. Don
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Creative Full Stop by don64 @ 54 minutes 35 seconds ago

Hi Bloom, My experience is the only avenue to fully embracing personal passion is working/walking through the trauma. My personal passion has been playing piano and singing for my whole life. BUT, it has been so blocked all my life. Now, in my 60
Introductions
Jump to new posts Re: Picking Up the Pieces by Bloom @ Today at 05:58 PM

All of your well wishes are sincerely appreciated. I can definitely see how such an open and supportive community can lead to healing. It's still overwhelming at this point to process how this affects so many people, but I think coming here has been
Men Abused/Assaulted as Adults
Possible Triggers: So I got into it on twitter with Chris Anderson? on this topic, and I've noticed that since I last logged in some of the forum sections have had their names changed, in a good direction I might add. I'm posting here Chris because
Sexual Abuse/Exploitation In Media
Jump to new posts Re: Triggers and How to Handle Them by txb @ Today at 04:03 PM

JayBro, Iím sorry that you are feeling bad. I usually tell myself that porn is fake. The people are actors, not related, usually way older than they are pretending to be, they have agreed to do whatever it is, and are getting paid for it. Maybe it mi
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: I don't care anymore. by NoSimpleMachine @ Today at 02:20 PM

I agree with don, there is a release of stress and anxiety that causes cramping, congestion, low energy, higher propensity to attract illness, etc. Some physical activity with appropriate stretching helps. A proper diet helps. Lots of water helps (do
U.S. & World News
Jump to new posts Re: more high school football "hazing" by Chase Eric @ Today at 01:45 PM

Originally Posted By: tbkkfileThose that stay quiet provide encouragement and validation to those who carry it out. Precisely
Ask The Website Committee
Jump to new posts Adult survivors of Adult Perps by Chris Anderson @ Today at 12:58 PM

From a Twitter exchange. Request from an adult survivor for information on the website for those abused by females. See more here: https://twitter.com/daveisme87/status/525610066422931456
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Drugs as Suicide Alternative by don64 @ Today at 09:23 AM

Hi Still, I can't go along with your use of the word "we" in your post. Of course you have to speak for yourself, but to imply you can speak for others doesn't feel good to me. There are many, many options today for treatment, counseling
Poetry
Jump to new posts Storm Passes by bluesky @ Today at 09:18 AM

Storm Passes Rain falls Lightning flashes Thunder rumbles Wind howls Mind still Heart smiles Body relaxed Breathing in and out Storm passes Sun shines
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Don't know what to think by Still @ Today at 07:03 AM

OCN, Straight-up courageous! Seriously!
Male Survivors
Hi Jacob, Congratulations for figuring out the issue is really about you needing external validation. It has been very crazy making for me getting caught up in pointing fingers at others, needing them to be "bad" or "wrong" in o
U.S. & World News
Jump to new posts AL Couple Receives combined 2,000+ Year Sentence by Jude @ Yesterday at 11:33 PM

Alabama Couple Receives Combined 2,000+ ...ld Pornography. State charges are still pending.
Introductions
Jump to new posts Re: New Member by JW1230 @ Yesterday at 08:54 PM

Welcome Jay...I hope that you find the support here that I have.. there are a lot of great people here who are willing to go out of their way to help us in our journey any way that they can! I am glad you are here! John
Progress
Jump to new posts A really wild dream-- and signs of healing by gettingstronger @ Yesterday at 07:52 PM

Last night, I had one of the most incredible dreams I've ever had. I think it ties in very closely to the pile of things I've been working through this last couple of years. I was standing on the front lawn of an absolutely massive house, built lon
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: scared by finallyhere @ Yesterday at 07:46 PM

sorry about your suffering. Once we speak up we really don't know what the other person really thinks unless they speak up. I personally think those who say nothing rarely even think about it again. People often are so wrapped up in themselves they f
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: outraged that friends had sex when I was asleep. by Greg56 @ Yesterday at 04:27 PM

I share your outrage. I was once in a situation that my friends and I were sleeping out around a camp fire. The female friend went from one male friend to the other. I got up and left. It was several days of not talking to any of them. I then le
Spirituality and Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Thought for today by james 1959 @ Yesterday at 01:22 PM

THanksgiving Prayer Heavenly Father Thank you to day for your love care and support in the darkest painful days of life Thanks be to God and the lord Jesus Christ Heavenly Father Thank you for all people on Earth who have surrounded othe
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Under aged sexual exploitation or art by tbkkfile @ Yesterday at 11:58 AM

As an 11 year old I had absolutely no information on anything remotely connected to the body, people, motives, I was solely reliant on an adult to guide me, I was a complete innocent still playing with my model cars in the school playground. The res
Military Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: I just called an MST number...here's what happened by learning2remember @ Yesterday at 10:42 AM

I'm not military or former military, but there is something in your post I can relate to...wanting to know more. It sounds like you're trying to access information so you can confirm things. I've tried that in my own circumstances in so many ways.
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Starting recovery by OCN @ Yesterday at 06:44 AM

It takes time Anura. For me it took 18 years before i was able to start working on my abuse. So don't be too hard on yourself for 'missing the point'. You needed time to get to this point and now you're entering a new phase. Nothing to be ashamed or
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: dreams by OCN @ Yesterday at 06:41 AM

Had a very interesting dream last night. A lot of things which symbolically mean a lot. I was in a cave with a wall from which water was dripping. As i looked at it, i tried to stay calm thinking it would stop dripping. But this trying made the wate
Health and Wellbeing
Jump to new posts Re: Sexual Abuse of Boys by Jacob S @ Yesterday at 05:26 AM

thanks for posting this and bumping this. Important stuff.
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Shame Binding by justplainme @ Yesterday at 01:25 AM

Try and make time to listen to this, i'm sure you will not regret it.
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