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Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: the cycle by manipulated @ 19 minutes 30 seconds ago

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
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Jump to new posts Re: A video about death with statistics (reassuring) by Jay1946 @ 35 minutes 58 seconds ago

Great video!!!!! Simply, but very eloquently said.
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: True Sayings by KMCINVA @ 45 minutes 18 seconds ago

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 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: 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
Introductions
Jump to new posts Re: Hi guys - I'm the dirty little hero by Strive 38/11 @ Yesterday at 08:47 PM

more i think of it as thinking backwards, not forwards. Its unfair on the boy within to label him wrongly when he's only acting out something he's been wrongly taught, imprinted and wrong trust intimacy understandings. Who you choose to be now counts
Sexual Identity Issues
Jump to new posts Re: What triggers your same sex fixation? by betrayed boy @ Yesterday at 08:43 PM

for me its stress, something going wrong in my life, a build up of mental pressure, when I get to feeling I think im worthless no good etc and I need/deserve pain or to be used by somebody for their pleasure I just start feeling im a piece of s**t so
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Stuck in my mouth by learning2remember @ Yesterday at 04:27 PM

I know the stuck in my mouth feeling. Don't feel as much any more. There is hope and you are not alone.
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Hating myself *trigger warning* by KMCINVA @ Yesterday at 09:16 AM

SMC I hope you are doing better. Remember what everyone has said--it was not your fault and you do not need to be ashamed. Unfortunately healing involves some difficult times. Lean on us whenever you need support.
Ask The Website Committee
Jump to new posts Re:Anonymous Invite Cards for MS by KMCINVA @ Yesterday at 07:52 AM

Jwmcd2, I think it is an excellent idea. There are many survivors out there who do not know where to go for help. These cards or flyers or whatever could be left with doctors, therapists, psychiatrist, support groups. I know I had to look for suppo
Humor
Jump to new posts my life by victor-victim @ Yesterday at 12:31 AM

things ain't going well. there's only one escape.
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: The product of a less than ideal union by smc1972 @ Yesterday at 12:28 AM

Iaccus, I just saw you post and you know about my past and my parents. I just wanted to let you know I worry and questioning myself much the same. I have done what I thought was a good job in telling myself the past is the past and to forget it.
Poetry
Jump to new posts Re: Your life in Six Words by victor-victim @ Yesterday at 12:12 AM

precious complicated difficult challenging eventful weird
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Secrecy, Threats, and Transparency by victor-victim @ 07/27/15 11:55 PM

i have a strict policy. no secrets. no lies. it is hard to maintain, but i live and die by it. it has caused me more trouble and cost me more money than i care to recall. it is a commitment. i don't practice silence. my thoughts on the sub
Ask The Website Committee
Jump to new posts Anonymous Invite Cards for MS by Jwmcd2 @ 07/27/15 08:19 PM

I was brainstorming about this for quite a while, but I was thinking if the site would make/sell packs of "business cards" for www.malesurvivor.org -- we could then take them and anonymously leave them in public places or where maybe someon
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Jump to new posts Re: free association & freedom of expression by Sterling @ 07/27/15 05:47 PM

im not fully out. I get it.

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