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#268852 - 12/26/08 10:43 PM Newbie
Cam Offline

Registered: 12/26/08
Posts: 1
Hi everyone...I'm very new to all this so please bear with me. Don't know where else to turn anymore. I hope I find some help here.

#268853 - 12/26/08 10:48 PM Re: Newbie [Re: Cam]
FormerTexan Offline
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Registered: 09/12/04
Posts: 11617
Loc: Denver, CO
Hi Cam. Welcome to MaleSurvivor! Sorry that you have to be here, but I'm glad you found this resource.



Money talks, but all it tells me is goodbye.

If I could meet myself as a boy...

#268857 - 12/27/08 12:46 AM Re: Newbie [Re: FormerTexan]
healing_inside Offline

Registered: 03/28/05
Posts: 2007
Hi Cam,

Welcome smile

Take your time here, write as you feel comfortable.

Take Care, Jim

I can't come to the phone right now, I am out living my life

*** WoR Retreat Alumni - Alta 2005 ***

#268860 - 12/27/08 01:34 AM Re: Newbie [Re: healing_inside]
joelRT Offline

Registered: 09/11/08
Posts: 1357
Loc: Québec, Canada
Hi Cam,

Welcome to MS, my new friend. Take your time to adjust here and to find your way around comfortably. It's perfectly fine if you just lurk for the first little while. There is no obligation to actively participate - just do what feels right to you and you will see that in no time you will feel right at home here.

Read the posts and over time you will begin to identify with certain guys more than others. That's just natural and from there you will establish more personal contacts. You will quickly make friends here at MS - the men here are just awesome...............

My Story 1
My Story 2
The longest journey we take is to self-discovery

#268873 - 12/27/08 05:01 AM Re: Newbie [Re: joelRT]
petercorbett Offline

Registered: 07/27/08
Posts: 2503
Hi, Cam, I would like to welcome you to MS, and to hell too. Like me, you are in the right place, at the right time and with the right people. I am fairly new here too less than 6 months. But here I am HOME, I am where I am given compassion, understanding and love. You will receive the same from me,as a brother/friend in recovery. We may all not agree with each other, but pick which posts can be of help for you. When you feel the need for some private/personal help you can send a private message to whom ever you trust. Again welcome aboard.
Pete (Irishmoose)

Working Boys' Home 10-14 yrs old, grades 5-8. 1949-1953
A very humble alumni of the WOR Dahlonega, GA.
May 15-17 2009, Alta, Sep. 2009. Sequoia, 2010.
Hope Springs, 2010.

#268878 - 12/27/08 05:21 AM Re: Newbie [Re: Cam]
Sans Logos Offline

Registered: 05/31/03
Posts: 5791
Loc: in my own world in pittsburgh,...
hi cam and welcome. you'll do fine here. give it time.

wishing you all the best in your healing,


  1. the past
  2. ReClaiming Now
  3. advocacy

#268880 - 12/27/08 06:40 AM Re: Newbie [Re: Cam]
Geeders Offline

Registered: 09/03/08
Posts: 1901
Loc: Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
Hi Cam:

We're all here to help each other.


My name is Jim
WoR Mysthaven 2008, Level 2 WoR Alta 2009, Kirkridge 2010, 2011, Oprah 200 men

#268903 - 12/27/08 08:59 AM Re: Newbie [Re: Geeders]
mapleleafsn Offline

Registered: 11/03/08
Posts: 131
Loc: Eastern Canada
welcome to the rest of your life. If you found this site it must mean that you may have some issues in your life that you wish to find anwsers to. There a lot of very understanding and nonjudgemental men here that have been through a wide variety of abuses.

Just take your time and explore the forums and drop in to the live chat and you will see that you are not alone with any questions, comments, or confusion that you may be experiencing.

We are all here for the same reasons.

All the best to you,


When the pain of remaining the same finally outweighs the pain of change---things will begin.... life is meant to be enjoyed not endured.

#268978 - 12/27/08 05:33 PM Re: Newbie [Re: mapleleafsn]
Juni Offline

Registered: 12/10/08
Posts: 502
Loc: Florida, WPB
Hi cam,
I fairly new also.
I ahve been helped so much already, and you will too.
Easy does it. It took me a while to get up the courage to move forward.
We are here for one another.


Today I'm O.K.
One day at a time I make the journey.


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