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Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Any suggestion??? by MYTIME @ 02/26/15 04:01 PM

Thank you so much guys, I really appreciate all your input. It helps a lot to feel a sense of support from this group. So much going on in my head but I am doing my best to focus on the positive.
Health and Wellbeing
Jump to new posts Autism Talk TV by Becoming Other @ 02/26/15 03:46 PM

This is more from Wrong Planet https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hg-h0-M5G9I This starts with from left to right, Jack ( Cubby ) Robison, Kirsten, and Alex Plank. I'm watching these videos and as far as I am concerned it is all total bull shit. It
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: DOES IT MAKE SENSE TO REVEAL by KMCINVA @ 02/26/15 02:41 PM

My experience was mixed. My father suspected something based on a discussion he had with the guys in town over coffee. One father told of his two sons who were altar boys and were abused in the church. The boys had a difficult life. I was driving m
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: I Knew This Would Happen Some Day by Robert1000 @ 02/26/15 02:27 PM

I want to say, too, to Eirik, that I've been reading your posts for years, and I appreciate everything you have to say. Maybe you're an odd duck, but you're going out on a limb to say you're the oddest! We're our own group, right here, and there's no
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: my first support-oriented "video" by Rich1967 @ 02/26/15 01:28 PM

MarkK, I am no artist and hate commenting too much on someone else's art...just don't feel qualified to say much. I can say I watched it and my heart sank when you posted: Originally Posted By: MarkKok i guess that says it all I could tell when w
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: DOES IT MAKE SENSE TO REVEAL by Halster @ 02/26/15 12:24 PM

I suppose it all depends upon what you are "expecting" or "wanting" to happen. I suspect that we reveal CSA to folks while we, in some way, are expecting something from them. Do we need to feel accepted? Do we need to be unders
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: my first support-oriented "video" by iaccus @ 02/26/15 11:04 AM

I like it!
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Any suggestion??? by Rich1967 @ 02/26/15 10:27 AM

Mytime, Sorry to hear about the friend trouble. For me that stuff was some of the hardest things I have struggled with. I was so sure in my mind and heart that no one would want to be my friend if I told them my story or they found out so I spent
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: my first support-oriented "video" by Still @ 02/26/15 10:11 AM

WELL DONE!
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: my first support-oriented "video" by Obi @ 02/26/15 10:04 AM

Mark, I will admit that I haven't seen it yet, but I was planning on it. So, please don't take it down. I've been very busy and haven't had much free time to watch it. What little free time I had has been given to my wife and dealing with some of th
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: my first support-oriented "video" by MarkK @ 02/26/15 09:50 AM

Lee, thanks for posting something. to answer your question, yes to the composition and yes i'm playing. i don't think i'm doing anymore of these. it's too difficult to pour that much of my heart and soul into something and hear nothing. even an &
Gay/Bi/Trans Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Me and a classmate by don64 @ 02/26/15 08:52 AM

Hi TW16, Setting healthy limits and boundaries for myself has been a lifelong difficulty--a consequence of my abuse and my family of origin. The greatest help for myself has been to realize that the limits and boundaries I have to set are with myse
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Any suggestion??? by KMCINVA @ 02/26/15 07:45 AM

Mytime Speaking of childhood sexual abuse to someone can scare them. It is a difficult topic. They do no know how to react, many want to be there but do not know how or believe they will screw up the situation. Your friend and you had a different
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Any suggestion??? by Bardo @ 02/26/15 07:11 AM

MYTIME, MY2CENTS: Our issues are pretty heavy. Even a good friend might feel overcome by what we tell them. We have lived with the horror our whole lives, but it might exceed the limits of a friend who has no baggage with us at all, let alone one wit
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Jump to new posts Re: i love you by petercorbett @ 02/26/15 06:57 AM

G, My Canadian brother/friend. You are a worthy human being, a loveable person, a kind & gentle person. Try and keep those thoughts about suicide at bay. Wish you well in life & healing, please be kind & gentle on yourself. Love, Hugs
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Funerals Put Life in Perspective by sorryson @ 02/26/15 06:03 AM

Kevin you are so correct about this. It was at my Dad's viewing I started to feel our estrangement for so many, many years was for nothing. It was here I learned he had been sexually abused as a child and had devoted his life to a children's advocac
Poetry
Jump to new posts C.S.Calverley - CHANGED. by victor-victim @ 02/26/15 05:44 AM

CHANGED I know not why my soul is rack'd: Why I ne'er smile as was my wont: I only know that, as a fact, I don't. I used to roam o'er glen and glade, Buoyant and blithe as other folk: And not unfrequently I made
Humor
Jump to new posts superhero by victor-victim @ 02/26/15 05:25 AM

Humor
Jump to new posts bondage by victor-victim @ 02/26/15 05:20 AM

6 x 007 = 042
Humor
Jump to new posts Re: mesmerising by victor-victim @ 02/26/15 05:18 AM

stop staring!
Poetry
Jump to new posts Re: monsters in the cloest by victor-victim @ 02/26/15 05:13 AM

WOW! seems like we have all had a few monsters to conquer. there were a few bullets in your poem, traveler, that hit my bullseye. Originally Posted By: travelerMonsters exposed to light, start to shrink! These scars on my body and face aren
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: my first support-oriented "video" by traveler @ 02/26/15 04:56 AM

i found a chance to watch this today, MarkK. you chose some very powerful and evocative images. i loved the music - i think you are a musician - right? was that one of your compositions or you playing it? on the downside, the juxtaposition of posi
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Any suggestion??? by MYTIME @ 02/26/15 04:44 AM

Hello, Today was a ‘big’ day for me. After years (20+) of carrying my abuse quietly and months of searching for a fitting T, I had an assessment with what I like to think was a fitting one. I had taken my time to ‘prepare’ for this. I woke up in hig
Poetry
Jump to new posts Re: monsters in the cloest by traveler @ 02/26/15 03:59 AM

this reminds me of one of my old poems from a few years back: Letting the Monsters Out Standing there, back pressed against the door, pushing with all my strength, trying to keep the monsters in the dark, out of sight, inside the closet. I don’t
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: ms.org needs us! we can help. by victor-victim @ 02/26/15 03:03 AM

reddit/donate 'giving 10% back' voting has ended! The winners will be announced some time tomorrow (February 26, 2015) on the reddit Twitter account.
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