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Jump to new posts Re: Why posting is cathartic by don64 @ 10/19/14 07:54 PM

I frequently find that responses I make to other's posts wind up being pointed necessary reminders I need later that day or very soon in the next day or two for challenging issues of my own.
U.S. & World News
Jump to new posts Re: pastor did genital "exams" on males by Suwanee @ 10/19/14 06:44 PM

I didn't know he was still around. Will
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Bad Night Upcoming Family Group Session by KMCINVA @ 10/19/14 06:24 PM

P I am glad it went well and the doctor saw it as a good start. I am happy your family is working to heal old wounds and to accept the issues of the past. Burying emotions, issues and abuse catches up sooner or later. I was proud to hear your m
Poetry
Jump to new posts Now there are 6 by OCN @ 10/19/14 05:35 PM

Thought i only had to deal with you But then i remembered this other thing too The rage and fear got intensified And yet i still haven't cried Emotions still locked up deep inside All i want now is to go away and hide Run away from what came to the s
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Naive optimism or realism by Rich1967 @ 10/19/14 04:30 PM

DE, Yes, someone needs to look at that stuff and analyze things on a global level, etc. It appeared that you were tying your happiness into these complicated issues. It also appeared that you were making some generalizations on the state of mankin
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Why posting is cathartic by Bluedogone @ 10/19/14 04:08 PM

tbkkfile, Quote:hey, it works It really does. It's not magical or anything, but it sure seems like it sometime. It can be affirming and validating and at the same time pretty challenging. So often when reading someone's post it will be so heartbr
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Naive optimism or realism by Bluedogone @ 10/19/14 03:58 PM

I may have completely mis-read your writing, but it seems as if you're saying that "collectives" are inherently bad. Money, power, self interest, and possibly peer pressure over rule individual thought or accomplishment, mainly BECAUSE of t
Survivor Stories
Jump to new posts My Story **TRIGGER WARNING** by Anura @ 10/19/14 12:39 PM

I feel the need to share my story, to see who can relate and/or share helpful advice. I will have medical insurance on November 1st, at which point I'm going to seek professional help for this as well. After over 25 years of bottling this inside, I a
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Naive optimism or realism by dark empathy @ 10/19/14 12:10 PM

@Rich, I consider the world as a hole sinse hell, it's my job! I have spent the last 7 years of blood, sweat and tears trying to formulate a doctoral thesis on disability, to try and come up with something that would help people, because I fundamenta
U.S. & World News
Jump to new posts Re: pastor did genital "exams" on males by Still @ 10/19/14 12:06 PM

This pus-bag is 93-yo? Imagine the trail of victims he's left behind in the ditch. Its too bad he went on for so long, and I'm pretty confident that he did offend the majority of those 93 years. This is why some survivors are called to fix these mo
Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Avatar of The Week by Still @ 10/19/14 11:59 AM

I figured it wasn't you...lol...cool to know its Lebowski. He has this one rug once...it really pulled the room together.
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Why posting is cathartic by Still @ 10/19/14 11:58 AM

tbkkfile, Do you think its a matter of finally being able to be safely transparent and honest after years of coverup, along with the "same-boat" situation?
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Why posting is cathartic by dark empathy @ 10/19/14 11:30 AM

Thanks for this tbkkfile. I must admit, though I've postted here a lot in the past, I've recently found it quite hard, sinse if I begin something about myself and what I'm thinking part of me says "well what is the point!" If I consider
Humor
Jump to new posts Re: lawyer jokes by Bluedogone @ 10/19/14 11:21 AM

A lawyer and a Pope arrived at the Pearly Gates at the same time. St. Peter said, 'I'll show you both where you'll be staying." The Pope was shown his spot, and it was a simple one room, with a narrow bed and a small table. Then the lawyer was
Sexual Abuse/Exploitation In Media
Jump to new posts Re: Thoughts on how we were groomed by Bluedogone @ 10/19/14 11:05 AM

Pete, Quote:Pete, you got love from Ralph Ralph, got your body You both got what you're looking for So how could you call that abuse? WTF? I've got to add my own WTF.
Sexual Abuse/Exploitation In Media
Jump to new posts Re: Thoughts on how we were groomed by lapchinj @ 10/19/14 10:07 AM

Hey Pete Quote:Pete, you got love from Ralph. Ralph, got your body. You both got what you were looking for. So how could you call that abuse? WTF? Yeah WTF!!!! That was here on MS????? Peace, Rainbows, Love, Healing & Hope <3 XOXO Jeff
Sexual Abuse/Exploitation In Media
Jump to new posts Re: Triggers and How to Handle Them by lapchinj @ 10/19/14 10:01 AM

Hey txb I would imagine to be able to differentiate an adult porn sites from a child porn sites would be a tremendous job to accomplish. Sometimes clicking on banners will lead to so many different and types of sites. When I click on a banner thinki
U.S. & World News
Jump to new posts pastor did genital "exams" on males by traveler @ 10/19/14 08:00 AM

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2014/10/14/ernest-angley-akron-church-abuse/17242139/
Introductions
Jump to new posts Re: My intro by Bardo @ 10/19/14 07:04 AM

Dave, First, Thank you for your service to all of us in the US. It sucks that you have to deal with both your CSA and the war, and it must make things doubly difficult at times like this. We are here, 24/7, and you will not find a more receptive set
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Bad Night Upcoming Family Group Session by Bardo @ 10/19/14 06:48 AM

Whew. Well Done! It does sound like these sessions will be helpful to you and your family. I greatly admire your courage in facing your family issues and especially your mother.
Introductions
Jump to new posts Re: Sponsor & Weekend conference by derrick @ 10/19/14 04:00 AM

Welcome to the forum I too have been to several weekend recovery group put on by MS and highly recommend them for your needs Also check out the group meetings occurring every week in this forum Good luck on your journey
Introductions
Jump to new posts Re: Sponsor & Weekend conference by traveler @ 10/19/14 03:41 AM

Welcome, reynel5! i am sure you will find many resources here that will be helpful to you. not least is the comradeship of other guys who "get it" because we all have so much in common. take your time to explore and participate as you feel
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Why posting is cathartic by tbkkfile @ 10/19/14 12:30 AM

I post for many reasons often it's myself trying to work through a problem by writing it down and so instead of writing it in a journel I write it here, I get invaluable feedback and validation and quite frankly I wouldn't be in a better place if it
Introductions
Jump to new posts Sponsor & Weekend conference by reynel5 @ 10/19/14 12:27 AM

I am new to this website. I wanted to know if there was such thing as a sponsor on here, kind of like AA. If so, can someone please tell me the process on getting a sponsor? Also, has anyone been to the weekend conference? I want to go but I am still
Introductions
Jump to new posts Re: My intro by Jude @ 10/18/14 11:26 PM

Hi Dave, Welcome to MS. Many of us have been hugely helped by the opportunities to share and receive support here. And great job on your first post. Its always the hardest. But all that aside, I am so sorry for what you went thru as a boy. No one
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