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Survivors of Female Abuse
Jump to new posts Re: At that point with Mom by learning2remember @ 11/26/14 02:11 AM

I thnk I know what you are talking about. I agree that our physical behaviour can influence our emotions, but it is not the only factor. In the case of you adn your Mom, I'm not sure which behaviours or emotions you are talking about. In mw own case
U.S. & World News
Jump to new posts Re: Bill Cosby accused of rape/sexual abuse by victor-victim @ 11/26/14 12:38 AM

please... i can't take it anymore. is there anyone or anything from my childhood left, that is not tainted or corrupt. michael jackson, woody allen, rolf harris... now bill cosby. i don't even WANT to believe the allegations. no wonder peop
Survivors of Female Abuse
Jump to new posts Re: A ghost story. by Garf @ 11/25/14 11:22 PM

Moose, I am pulling for you!
Jump to new posts I'm Thankful by Bluedogone @ 11/25/14 10:50 PM

I'm thankful that I found MS. Even though it's taken 60 years to get to this place in my life where I know I'm not alone in facing down the effects of CSA. Healing and recovery are ongoing processes. I'm thankful that my two boys have grown into ma
Jump to new posts Re: You know you're getting older when ... by Bluedogone @ 11/25/14 10:30 PM

Your wife says, "Let's run upstairs and make love." And you say, "You'll have to choose which one, I can't do both.".....When you never buy green bananas.....When you sink your teeth in a steak and they stay there.
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Where is the motivation? by OCN @ 11/25/14 08:18 PM

Thanks guys! I know it is a phase and that i need to do some extra work to get out of this. @NM: i really don't feel comfortable with anti-depressants. I have been selfmedicating myself for years with marihuana, but i don't want to get into a new ad
U.S. & World News
Jump to new posts Re: teacher abuse case costs LA $100 M+ by Nothing Man @ 11/25/14 05:22 PM

A certain famous comedian has been dogged for years of numerous allegations of sexual assault against young women. For some reason only now are people waking up to this string of charges of rape. Sometimes we cannot believe that a (insert your own
Books, Music & Films for Survivors
Jump to new posts the silence continues. the children suffer. by victor-victim @ 11/25/14 01:43 PM

revealing documentary. survivors speak out. very upsetting and triggering. Trafficking of Children in the United States: Documentary Film The U.K. Political Pedophile Ring Scandal is Just The Tip of
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Bathroom Challenge by Jay1946 @ 11/25/14 10:20 AM

Originally Posted By: Jed777I went to a conservative religious college. I was essentially shut down sexually as a result of a series of abuse experiences. I was able to pass as sexually abstinent in preparation for marriage, but I was an emotional an
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Al-Anon by catfish86 @ 11/25/14 09:54 AM

I am in AA. There is a symbiotic relationship. The founder of Al Anon was the wife of one of the founders of AA. I sat in on a couple of meetings and was surprised that Al Anon works almost verbatim the same 12 steps. There are several I know tha
Jump to new posts Re: starting a blog by traveler @ 11/25/14 08:44 AM

that does take courage. i commend you. my suggestion is to introduce yourself as you are today. let the reader get to know you. then maybe go back to the circumstances that let to your abuse history and tell the story from there on. another approac
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Concerns regarding a boy and his family by Still @ 11/25/14 07:35 AM

Originally Posted By: JudeThe rapist gets shared custody? There's some thing wrong with this picture.*****It seems implausible that a judge would not consider a charge of rape at knifepoint a barrier to custody. Guys. Family courts do NOT follow th
U.S. & World News
Erik, That same line stuck with me as well, though I don't recall witnessing any self-reproach. Denial and deflection come to mind. The victim interviewed here seems to have reasonably healthy attitude at this point. I hope he can maintain that goin
Books, Music & Films for Survivors
In a post from about a year ago, I described an episode of the TV show Criminal Minds, The Fighter in which the character Derek Morgan (played by Shemar Moore)confronts Carl Buford, who repeatedly molested him as a boy. Buford tries to set up Dere
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Inaccessibility of Help by Greg56 @ 11/24/14 05:59 PM

Have you tried to get help via a children's crisis center? Often they will have a certain amount of time to spend on adults as well as children. That's where I got my first start, even though I was 56 at the time. I fell into a competent and quali
Jump to new posts Re: speeding blind by victor-victim @ 11/24/14 03:34 PM

mirrors. everywhere you look... there you are. half size and backwards.
Jump to new posts Re: ..iridescence from Hell by victor-victim @ 11/24/14 06:34 AM

you hit my nail on the head. god bless you, anonymous. you said what needed to be said. thank you from all of us.
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Update and looking for advice by matt123 @ 11/24/14 05:07 AM

Thank you all. Your advice and sharing your stories for me has been an enormous help. Garf and Bardo: Between both of your posts I think it impossible to write something more accurate about my life and experiences. I definitely think I can take a l
Jump to new posts Re: its not easy by victor-victim @ 11/24/14 03:00 AM

beautiful honest sentiment. i love it. full of courage. thanks for sharing.
Spirituality and Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: only jesus can save me by victor-victim @ 11/23/14 09:32 PM

always have. always will. always do. dear Garf. brother. thank you.
Jump to new posts Re: S.O.S ... --- ... by victor-victim @ 11/23/14 04:25 PM

talked to my pastor for over an hour. prayed for resolution and reconciliation. then i prayed for patience and peace. prayed for strength and stamina. prayed for forty five minutes and slept for eight hours. had a good breakfast. feel great. never w
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Healing Circle - Cancelled Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014 by Anomalous @ 11/23/14 04:18 PM

Hi Guys, The Healing Circle is cancelled this evening, Sunday, November 23, 2014. Anomalous
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Shaming Dream by KMCINVA @ 11/23/14 11:51 AM

Jed I believe dreams are our way of trying to make sense of what happened and takes on many gyrations. It takes time to work through the buried emotions. I too visualized the abuse and it took on different forms until we accept the reality of what
Jump to new posts Re: rule number one by victor-victim @ 11/23/14 04:49 AM

me too, traveler.
Spirituality and Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Thought for today by james 1959 @ 11/23/14 02:52 AM

Thought for to day I Opened my eyes this morning for another new day in life. I do not know what this new day will bring Perhaps it maybe will be a good day filled with wonderful things. Perhaps it maybe will be not so good as i suffer in min
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