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Jump to new posts Re: confronting the abuser by txb @ 05/20/15 08:13 PM

Thanks for posting this. It was pretty much exactly what I was expecting. I've been talking with my T lately about what it would be like to confront one of my abusers. Everything she suggested an abuser would say was said by the guy in the video. I l
Books, Music & Films for Survivors
I have no idea what caused any of the psychotic episodes I've had. I can't say drugs cured it, but they made it easier to deal with and got rid of most of the terrifying stuff. I couldn't watch more than 5 minutes of the video because the editing fre
Family and Friends
Jump to new posts Re: Enabling/supporting by target687 @ 05/20/15 07:57 PM

Just saw a therapist today. She was super positive. She seemed to be familiar with CSA. She had some awesome outlooks. She seemed to think that me walking away, was probably doing more harm than not. Thought it seemed like our relationship was a
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Jump to new posts Re: Lacking motivation by txb @ 05/20/15 07:51 PM

I'm still failing. I have my final assignment to do and I canít seem to work up the motivation to start it. I have an exam I'm supposed to revise for too. I also sort of fell out with my dad. He is studying for a degree too and I feel obligated to h
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Difficult Day, Terrible Thoughts by sorryson @ 05/20/15 07:16 PM

I agree with victor this slandering on social media is terrible. I believe it shows the mental and emotional instability of the one slandering the other person. I mentioned your troubles to my sister and she said a definitely emotionally and psychol
Sexual Abuse/Exploitation In Media
Jump to new posts Re: Triggers and How to Handle Them by Nothing Man @ 05/20/15 07:09 PM

(((Jeff)))) She was an abuser. She abused and mistreated you. You don't really owe her anything. Perhaps you can tell her to schedule her doctors and other appointments around YOUR schedule. You are the adult now in this relationship and she is
Books, Music & Films for Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Take These Broken Wings, by Daniel Mackler by Bluedogone @ 05/20/15 07:03 PM

If someone is in a state of distress, psychiatric medications will definitely NOT remedy the cause of the distress. But medications can be, and often are, a very useful bridge to assist someone who is in distress, to safely function and sustain the
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Sitting here thinking by Nothing Man @ 05/20/15 07:03 PM

Dude, rant away. We are here to listen and support you. Welcome back!
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Difficult Day, Terrible Thoughts by Nothing Man @ 05/20/15 07:01 PM

Hi Kevin. I am really sorry that someone, especially a family member, chose to do this to you. There are obviously people who have no heart and no feelings about others, and who enjoy just being mean. They are called bullies, and I think most of u
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Difficult Day, Terrible Thoughts by victor-victim @ 05/20/15 06:09 PM

i know what you're going through. sounds so similar, although worlds apart. the cyberstalking socialmedia slandering is a terrible thing and has kept me from ever joining anything like facebook or twitter. i always have to have layers of protectio
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Difficult Day, Terrible Thoughts by sorryson @ 05/20/15 03:35 PM

Kevin I read you message to me but wanted to comment here. I am going to send you a private email. What they are doing is despicable. I know if social media was around when we abused Dad, we would have totally destroyed Dad. You have told me you
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Difficult Day, Terrible Thoughts by Bluedogone @ 05/20/15 03:18 PM

I'm SO sorry to read this. {{{{{KEVIN}}}}} It's so distressing to read how anyone could be so thoughtless, uncaring and probably intentionally just plain out mean. Just like a hit and run, and you're left to deal with this crap all over again. It se
Books, Music & Films for Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Take These Broken Wings, by Daniel Mackler by Nomadic @ 05/20/15 03:14 PM

above YT link? If someone is clearly in a state of distress, do you think psychiatric medications will help that party remedy the cause of the distress? I ask this to all those who have replied since some are taking exception to Daniel Mackler's fi
Family and Friends
Jump to new posts Re: Venting mostly, but how do I keep going? by Mishka95673 @ 05/20/15 02:31 PM

A Day Light, CJ said everything that I wanted to say too. He is a grown man who can take care of himself. You are a grown woman with much to offer the right man. He wasn't the right man, as you saw by him running off with another woman and then swin
Family and Friends
Jump to new posts Re: Venting mostly, but how do I keep going? by Bluedogone @ 05/20/15 01:59 PM

Hi Adaylight, welcome to MS. I hope your experience here will be productive for you, and will be exactly what you need. It has certainly helped me in more ways than I could have imagined. Venting is one way I've found to deal when it seems things
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Difficult Day, Terrible Thoughts by KMCINVA @ 05/20/15 01:38 PM

Today someone posted something disturbing about me on a social media website,it is a family member. It was haunting and brought back the memories of the CSA and the triggers that unraveled me. It implied what I did in dissociative states without ment
Sexual Identity Issues
Jump to new posts Why do I find father figures attractive ... by Tryingtolive @ 05/20/15 12:39 PM

Typically any old guy who somewhat looks like my father .. I'm attracted to .... My relationship with my father has really never been good ... I don't find young males attractive... ... My question is could this be from my abuse or is this just me.
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Hello again by Tryingtolive @ 05/20/15 12:17 PM

Thank you all for your responses
Sexual Abuse/Exploitation In Media
Jump to new posts Re: Triggers and How to Handle Them by lapchinj @ 05/20/15 09:55 AM

I just wanted to thank everyone here for their help with this car shit. I finally have the car and what I was afraid of is happening, I am at their mercy by taking the car. I initially brought my parents up here so I could help them in their elderly
Spirituality and Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Not Quite Healed; Family Secrets by KMCINVA @ 05/20/15 08:22 AM

Thank you. I listened to part 1. It is nice when you have someone who is there to listen. At the beginning when the husband said what his wife said when he disclosed his abuse "I don't understand this...but I love you and I am with you" p
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Sitting here thinking by bluesky @ 05/20/15 08:06 AM

Dude If you want to rant that's fine but in truth I did not hear any only your pain and that is not ranting. You are saying Im in pain can someone recognize that and yes we do. The abuse that happed to you did not happen because you were messed up i
Family and Friends
Jump to new posts Venting mostly, but how do I keep going? by Adaylight @ 05/20/15 06:59 AM

Hello, I have been in a very tumultuous on again/off again 7 year relationship with a man that is a survivor of child sexual abuse (abused by a man, but complicated by the fact that the mans girlfriend was always in close proximity when the abuse oc
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: radio program by GoodKiwi @ 05/20/15 06:03 AM

Iíve just started therapy. It's free through a menís group so I canít complain but heís not a CSA specialist and doesnít always Ďget ití. He would rather work forward from the present whereas Iím trying to make sense of the past. Weíve had some amazi
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Jump to new posts Re: The Gatekeeper by victor-victim @ 05/20/15 04:16 AM

what did you just do to my mind? you started me out as a ragged bag of jagged pieces, dragged my bones through the twilight zone, and then you ended me on a high note and WHOLE tone. i am exhausted. empty. spent. from your trip i have returne
Spirituality and Survivors
Jump to new posts Not Quite Healed; Family Secrets by victor-victim @ 05/20/15 04:03 AM

i like it. hope you like it, too. Authors Cecil Murphey www.cecilmurphey.com and Gary Roe www.garyroe.com explain how they found emotional healing from childhood sexual abuse and how a wife can come alongside her husband who's experienced si
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