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#123566 - 01/09/07 07:50 AM Sent the Oprah show a message
lostcowboy Offline
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Registered: 11/10/04
Posts: 797
Loc: North Texas
Hi, I would like to see a story about the long term effects of rape/sexual abuse on victims when they don't get therapy for it as soon as possible.

I know that both Oprah and Dr. Phil have done shows on Rape and sexual abuse, but I don't think they have done them on the long term effects, especially male victims.

Two web sites that I belong to. http://www.pandys.org and http://www.malesurvivor.org
I think if you contact them They can find members interested in telling their story on TV.

A web page about Male Rape. http://www.rapecrisiscenter.com/education_articles_007.htm

Pretty much my life as I have posted so far. Triggers!
http://www.malesurvivor.org/cgi-local/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic&f=1&t=007823#000000
I am sorry to say that I am not ready to go on TV. But I know there are a lot of people suffering in silence, and there needs to be more shows to encourage them to seek therapy.
Thank you,
Clifford PXXXXXXX

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#123567 - 01/10/07 10:58 AM Re: Sent the Oprah show a message
Junyah Offline
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Registered: 03/07/06
Posts: 52
Loc: Mississauga, Ont
There are days when I feel I am strong enough to "go public" with my survivor experiences on a show such Oprah, then there are other days where I think it would only serve to increase my paranoia/fears.

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#123568 - 01/10/07 02:36 PM Re: Sent the Oprah show a message
Nobbynobs Offline
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Registered: 06/26/05
Posts: 1286
Loc: Toronto
Oprah is a survivor herself. She is one of our greatest champions. I bet she'd love to have one of us on her show.

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