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Poetry
Jump to new posts Re: Ralph Waldo Emerson by victor-victim @ 11 minutes 19 seconds ago

(tommyb)
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Depression in public. Looking for advice here. by 30something @ Yesterday at 11:10 PM

abused9, I'm sorry you are/were hurting. I agree with concerned_husky that you are fine to feel the way you feel. Since you asked, one thing that has worked for me (in terms of working through strong emotions when they strike) is avoiding alcohol a
Poetry
Jump to new posts Re: Parasitoid (maybe triggering - imagery) by 30something @ Yesterday at 10:58 PM

Such powerful imagery, concerned_husky. I hope you know how brave (and un-Zombie like) it is to put what you feel into words.
Books, Music & Films for Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Echoes of Innocence- Survivor - Stephen Hill by 30something @ Yesterday at 10:35 PM

Thank you for the rec, oriolesguy.
U.S. & World News
Jump to new posts Re: Superbowl & sex trafficking by LinEar @ Yesterday at 09:50 PM

Good. At the arrests.
Men Abused/Assaulted as Adults
Jump to new posts Re: Assaulted as an adult by another man---Triggers by Sterling @ Yesterday at 09:42 PM

Im really sorry this happened to you johelp. very saddened by this. take good care of yourself! These guys are amazing here; hope you can trust guys here to be there for you when you need support. James
Sexual Abuse/Exploitation In Media
Jump to new posts Thorn Technology Task Force by victor-victim @ Yesterday at 09:25 PM

“WE KNOW THAT TECHNOLOGY FACILITATES THE EXPLOITATION OF CHILDREN, BUT WE ALSO KNOW THAT WITHIN TECHNOLOGY RESIDES A SOLUTION.” THORN TECHNOLOGY TASK FORCE https://www.wearethorn.org/ "The Thorn Technology Task Force is comprised of more than
Poetry
Jump to new posts Re: Trigger Warning - Father by victor-victim @ Yesterday at 07:55 PM

(iaccus)
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Another meltdown in church by KMCINVA @ Yesterday at 04:57 PM

Abused9 Church is probably a grounding point for you, an emotional attachment or place that once gave you peace. You are going and facing the past, in time the pain of what the priest did should soften. You will see the priest and institution diff
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Going to se the movie Spotlight by abused9 @ Yesterday at 02:45 PM

Dave, I completely understand.
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Something new to hold onto by iaccus @ Yesterday at 01:48 PM

I love it!
Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Am I simply not enough? by LinEar @ Yesterday at 01:21 PM

Yes. I fall into the "comparison trap" all the time. Actively working to stop those thoughts when I realize that they're coming up.
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Letter to my T TRIGGER WARNING by KMCINVA @ Yesterday at 01:18 PM

Iaccus I hope today brings some resolution as you walk through this part of your life with your T. You have conflicted emotions of your mother as your mother and your abuser. Thoughts are with you Kevin
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Triggar warning (Pride) by Jay1946 @ Yesterday at 10:38 AM

Wise words, Brian.
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Why do I feel this. (TRIGGER))))) by Jay1946 @ Yesterday at 10:36 AM

I was totally unaware of this whole issue of "body memories" until my therapist introduced me to "Sensorymotor Psychotherapy". In doing several exercises I learned to link body sensations with emotions and thoughts. I am now sure
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: New Roommate is Triggering (trigger warning) by BFree27 @ Yesterday at 08:13 AM

Thank you all. It has been going well so far. He's been living with us for about a week now and I'm starting to be able to sleep again. I agree that this is probably a good test on how well I can adapt again. It's been so long since I've had to. It
Family and Friends
Jump to new posts Re: How to talk so someone will listen by KMCINVA @ Yesterday at 07:05 AM

Dark Empathy, sounds like you have a wonderful relationship. You are mastering communication--difficult in many relationships. I have been told communication fails for several reasons, 1. failure to listen 2. preconceived ideas or answers in the h
Survivors of Female Abuse
Jump to new posts Re: Exploring sexual attraction safely. by dark empathy @ Yesterday at 05:22 AM

Hi Gaat. This was interesting for me to read given where I'm at at the moment. I've been genophobic for years, both afraid of my own responses and afraid of what any of my impulses might cause me to do to a woman. I always found blatant physical a
Family and Friends
Jump to new posts Re: H has now started Twink Porn- Worried by traveler @ Yesterday at 03:23 AM

karin4him - of course, not knowing more of the details, I can't tell you what you should do. but I would encourage you to suggest that he gets professional help for the issues connected with the CSA if he hasn't already. and reading and discussing h
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Inspirational Quotes by toysoldier @ Yesterday at 12:24 AM

"Sometime God redeems your story by surrounding you with people who need to hear your past, so it doesn't become their future."
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: I think all survivors struggle with this by Austin54 @ Yesterday at 12:11 AM

Thanks I needed that... I sometimes stand back and look at my life and all that I have accomplished and it truly amazes me... because on a day to day basis I am just an insecure man/ boy inside, with many dreams and hopes but feeling broken and handi
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Birthday and wishing for change by tommyb @ 02/07/16 09:44 PM

(smc1972) Ramble as much as you want.
Spirituality and Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Native American Religion by victor-victim @ 02/07/16 09:01 PM

Oklevueha Native American Church www.nativeamericanchurches.org Indigenous American Native Spiritual Heritage The Indigenous American Native Religious healing traditions (Oklevueha Native American Church) have been suppressed and taken to the verge
U.S. & World News
Jump to new posts Re: terrible news 'sexual emergency' by KMCINVA @ 02/07/16 08:48 PM

Disgusting--how disturbed. The poor boy will never be the same. I was sick to my stomach reading it. And at the end the 13 year old girl who is repeatedly raped by her 26 year old husband. What a world we live in.
Poetry
Jump to new posts Re: the art of expression by victor-victim @ 02/07/16 07:22 PM

"The word should be like butter or avocado or steak or hot biscuits, or onion rings or whatever is really needed, it should be almost as if you could pick up the words and eat them." ~ Charles Bukowski Poetry is what happens when not
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