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Jump to new posts Re: first post by Chase Eric @ 08/27/15 09:54 AM

Alyosha - I do that, too. It's OK. We're here.
Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: i love you by petercorbett @ 08/27/15 09:09 AM

g, Never give up on hope. Be kind & gentle on yourself. You are a worthwhile & loveable human being. Still suffering from childhood abuse many years after the fact. It's odd that us boys, now men had assumed full responsibility for things b
Poetry
Jump to new posts Mark Edward Nevin by victor-victim @ 08/27/15 07:50 AM

I Know Why The Willow Weeps Back in the days of the dinosaur The willow stood proud like the sycamore The apes got smart and learned how to talk And eat with a knife and a spoon and a fork They moved into houses that turned into towns And invented
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Mankind Project? by VASurvivor @ 08/27/15 12:26 AM

I figure this is a recovery topic. If not, feel free to move it. [url=www.mankindproject.org]www.mankindproject.org[/url] www.mankindproject.org Has anyone here come across this? Has anyone attended? What can you tell me? Was it beneficial?
Sexual Identity Issues
Jump to new posts Re: Sexual attraction vs bonding vs abuse by VASurvivor @ 08/27/15 12:24 AM

Read your post after I posted mine (Blurred boundaries). I agree that early sexual abuse confuses healthy bonding. You are not alone. Sexual feelings are not fucked up. They are a "god" given right. Having them introduced too early, bef
Sexual Identity Issues
Jump to new posts Blurred boundaries? *Triggers* by VASurvivor @ 08/27/15 12:10 AM

Where to begin? I am married (wife), and have been working for 3+ years in couples counseling. I have also been going to individual counseling. As of yesterday, I have a new therapist, due to moving out of state. A few weeks ago, I became attract
Poetry
Jump to new posts Re: Projected pain TRIGGERS by LinEar @ 08/26/15 11:51 PM

This is beautiful. I feel it, hard.
Spirituality and Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: god------trigger by LinEar @ 08/26/15 11:50 PM

Amen brother
Survivors of Female Abuse
Jump to new posts Re: Body stuff by focusedbody @ 08/26/15 11:25 PM

Originally Posted By: WinhamnessI do get frustrated at times that I am aware of how I'm passing on the hurts. However, I do believe that there is progress being made, less hurt being passed on a daily basis. Winhamness: Yes, that is progress. Re
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Living the Lie in 12 step meetings by NEGuy @ 08/26/15 10:24 PM

Call your sponsor Go to a meeting or a different meeting than you usually attend Tell them what you are feeling Tell your story and ask for help I've been low but never not found a compassion when I needed it Take good care Dan
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Straw poll part 4 (incest survivor poll) by payne @ 08/26/15 10:09 PM

Mom is dead and I have not relationship with my step-brother, plus don't care to have a relationship with my mom's sister who did the same things with her boys.
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: My mind is spinning *triggers* by betrayed boy @ 08/26/15 09:51 PM

hi sven I have been feeling the same way for over a year now every day is a struggle to keep going, sometimes I think it would be so easy to just do what I cant get out of my mind and say FTW but for some unexplained reason I just keep on keeping o
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Straw poll part 4 (incest survivor poll) by pete1973 @ 08/26/15 09:41 PM

Wasn't incest so can't answer but family life no longer exists
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Straw poll part 2 by pete1973 @ 08/26/15 09:40 PM

First one I told was my aunt who convinced me to tell my parents and the police. At 11 I honestly believed that my family and the police would rid the world of this monster but really nothing was done, luckily he killed himself a week later but this
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Straw poll part 5 by pete1973 @ 08/26/15 09:36 PM

Should have more. I picked outgoing/fun but what best described me was trusting/caring/serious/loyal/independent and that monster destroyed many of these traits or at the least changed them
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Straw poll by pete1973 @ 08/26/15 09:32 PM

All 4, each one interconnects with one or more and makes it hard to see the happiness in the world
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Straw poll part 3 by pete1973 @ 08/26/15 09:26 PM

Yes, sad thing is I was 11 and some time shortly before it happened I heard the term a child sexually abused on the news and as soon as he pulled my pants down I knew exactly what that term meant
Poetry
Jump to new posts Projected pain TRIGGERS by iaccus @ 08/26/15 09:11 PM

He pulls my head back to open my mouth Then shoves his pain and anger down my throat Why must I suffer his anger and shame? Taking it as my own So many painful years ago In the dimly lit room Why did my small frame cause this? What did I do to deser
Spirituality and Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: PLEASE! pray for my family by KMCINVA @ 08/26/15 08:57 PM

Victor Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Kevin
Spirituality and Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: PLEASE! pray for my family by victor-victim @ 08/26/15 08:51 PM

This is one example of the type of news stories that are being published. No facts, no information, no details. Mostly speculation, rumour and opinion. We, the extended family are still in the dark. Lost in a void of confusion, anger and pain.
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Straw poll part 3 by manipulated @ 08/26/15 08:36 PM

No. ☆☆☆☆☆ trigger warning☆☆☆☆☆ I believed it was education by the scoutmaster. He even used County Library books to document it was normal. (Along wi
Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Why can't I own a Canadian? by victor-victim @ 08/26/15 07:26 PM

come and visit us up here, you can buy a canadian at just about any licensed restaurant, pub, tavern, bar, hotel, arena, venue, stadium, liquor store, dépanneur, disco or club. personally, i don't like the taste. i would rather o
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Anxiety help by aerobear @ 08/26/15 06:24 PM

ps thanks for manipulated for original posting and to victor for opening the link - otherwise I might not have seen it.
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Anxiety help by aerobear @ 08/26/15 06:20 PM

Like it. Coincidently at my survivors group yesterday a friend recommended breathing as a key to reducing anxiety and we discussed techniques. I came to this forum for the first time in several weeks and shazam - there is your post! thanks for that
Poetry
Jump to new posts fearless by bey @ 08/26/15 05:51 PM

i want to be fearless and smile even when things are bad i try i really do to relax but most of the time i can't stop shaking and it gets difficult to act like everything is ok i don't want to burden anyone with anything and its important to me to b
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