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Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Depressed and isolated by KMCINVA @ 20 minutes 44 seconds ago

Tryingtolive I am sorry you are feeling so alone--but you are not--we are here and it is a way to connect with people. Have you found anyone here who you feel particularly connected with--PM. I have found a few "soulmates", we PM and ema
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Is sex adiction a brain disease? by bluesky @ 21 minutes 4 seconds ago

Hi I was in a therapy session a few weeks ago after a relapse. I acted out with porn after a triggering incident that I have posted about. Anyway I was down about having to go through this process of dealing with this adiction. He said that its a di
Poetry
Jump to new posts Re: Secrets by Nothing Man @ 26 minutes 36 seconds ago

Nicely done
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Depressed and isolated by Nothing Man @ 29 minutes 7 seconds ago

Hi TTL. I am so sorry you are having such a rough time. I have been there and know exactly what you speak of. I hope the bad period goes away quickly and that you start to feel better. Mike
Family and Friends
Jump to new posts Re: Questions Greeted with Hostility by newground @ 36 minutes 5 seconds ago

His fear was that the relationship wold change... it seems as though that prediction was correct as it inevitably is please try not to beat yourself up for not understanding ...we don't either but in continuing to persue the topic may send the messag
Poetry
Jump to new posts Secrets by Terry1992 @ 47 minutes 12 seconds ago

I'm as quiet as a mouse There are secrets in my house. So all these secrets I can never tell Have made my life a living hell. Smiles you think you see Really only masks of me I walk the earth with weakness today a mindless puppet, is what I can say
Family and Friends
Jump to new posts Re: Questions Greeted with Hostility by bey @ 51 minutes 55 seconds ago

Sexuality is complicated and far from black and white. If the shoe was on the other foot and a wife enjoyed looking at erotic stuff involving women I don't imagine anyone would be too concerned. what you like to imagine, fantasies, stuff like that mi
Introductions
Jump to new posts Re: Feeling Low by KMCINVA @ Today at 07:26 AM

M75 You have found a good place to help you. We are here to support and not judge. We understand your feelings and challenges. I am sorry you experienced such abuse. You can come here to vent, share, ask questions. I have done more than my fair s
Family and Friends
Jump to new posts Questions Greeted with Hostility by KFo84 @ Today at 05:28 AM

Hey everyone, It's me again. Still trying to make sense of what all my b/f is experiencing in dealing with his experiences, and the ramifications it has on me and on our relationship. I apologize in advance for my ramblings, as lack of sleep has l
Poetry
Jump to new posts Re: breathless (***TRIGGERS***) by victor-victim @ Today at 02:57 AM

fists ropes cigarettes harsh images
Introductions
Jump to new posts Re: Feeling Low by woodenshoes @ Today at 01:17 AM

M75 Sorry for your need to be here. I too wasabused by a neighbor boy but mine didnt stop there. Take care brother. Ws
Poetry
Jump to new posts Re: for my son, ten years later by AlexBoyd @ Today at 12:33 AM

Sometimes we have to guard our most precious thoughts.
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Depressed and isolated by smc1972 @ Today at 12:18 AM

Know that your not the only one. I struggle myself and just keep moving. I know I feel I am just existing and nothing more but for now I don't know how to change. All I can say is just know your not alone. This might not be good advice but for me I
Men Abused/Assaulted as Adults
Jump to new posts Re: Concern with coworker by silenttolong @ Today at 12:13 AM

I know its hard to do but run run run Its not about the money Do you want that life again Even if you do feel tempted its opening up Pandora's box again Leave the past there and look toward the future. Reach for help Do not do as I did ..Be silent
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: How long did you keep it secret? by don64 @ Yesterday at 10:22 PM

I didn't begin to remember until age 53--abuse from my father. I left my entire family at that point, as my life made sense to me finally. My family's very sick script is that nothing ever happened. But, I'm convinced a whole lot happened to not o
Introductions
Jump to new posts Re: Feeling Low by Chase Eric @ Yesterday at 09:08 PM

m75 - For me, I have found I can share at a deeper level here than with my own life partner. It seems paradoxical that sometimes the people we are closest to can be the furthest from where we really need them to be, especially with issues of CSA.
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: How long did you keep it secret? by Hauser @ Yesterday at 08:51 PM

"It" happened when I was 9. Disclosed to my 2-year older brother and our mutual friend of similar age (they were both 11 and 12). The result? They laughed and poked fun at me. Yeah. That shut me up for 27 years, before I finally let it
Poetry
Jump to new posts Re: breathless (***TRIGGERS***) by iaccus @ Yesterday at 08:43 PM

I feel your fear and your pain in this, thank you for sharing!
Introductions
Jump to new posts Re: Feeling Low by iaccus @ Yesterday at 08:42 PM

You are not alone brother!
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: 1ST post back by Nothing Man @ Yesterday at 07:41 PM

How are you doing?
Introductions
Jump to new posts Re: Feeling Low by Nothing Man @ Yesterday at 07:38 PM

Hi, and welcome here. I'm so sorry you are doing so poorly and that you are triggered by what was done to you in the past. There are a lot of men here who have gone through what you did and we share each others strength, experience and hope. I ho
Humor
Jump to new posts Re: Lawyer jokes by Nothing Man @ Yesterday at 07:36 PM

What do you call a carful of lawyers going over a cliff? A good start. (with apologies to any attorneys who may be reading this)
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: How long did you keep it secret? by DavoSwim @ Yesterday at 07:24 PM

I was abused by a priest in 1973 when I was 11. I kept it secret as well as the other incidences until 2013, so it was a period of 40 years that I didn't tell anyone. I was at a workshop about keeping kids safe in sport, and hearing the keynote spe
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Depressed and isolated by Tryingtolive @ Yesterday at 07:09 PM

It's gotten worse I can't break out of it
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: mysterious skin by DavoSwim @ Yesterday at 06:52 PM

I watched Mysterious Skin upon the recommendation of an MS friend who had watched it and thought it would be worthwhile for me to see it. It was really tough watching it. In some ways, seeing what happened to Neil with his baseball coach was simila
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