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#399056 - 05/31/12 10:46 PM Dugslife.
douglaswil Offline
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MaleSurvivor

Registered: 02/26/12
Posts: 35
Loc: Russellville, AR
Hello Men: my name is Doug and I am 30 years old. I've been married eight years and we have an 18 month old daughter. My wife and I both work in higher education and we love it.

I was molested by my step-dad when I was eight years old and it went on for two years. I have struggled with life ever since.

I'm an alum of the Dalongah(spell?) 2012 weekend of recovery and I highly recommend you go. Life changing.
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Doug
www.dugslife.com
I am DOUG, not Egbert!

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#399121 - 06/01/12 10:47 AM Re: Dugslife. [Re: douglaswil]
traveler Offline
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Registered: 02/07/06
Posts: 3745
Loc: somewhere in Africa
hey, doug - welcome!!

i too was abused by a step-father. and it has affected everything ever since.

just to let you know - i get it.

in a way i envy you - you are starting to deal with it way younger than i. lots of better years ahead!

all the best on your journey...
Lee
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"That you are here - that life exists, and identity; that the powerful play goes on and you may contribute a verse. . . What will your verse be?" Robin Williams as John Keating in "Dead Poets Society"


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#399142 - 06/01/12 03:10 PM Re: Dugslife. [Re: douglaswil]
peroperic2009 Offline
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Registered: 10/09/11
Posts: 3683
Loc: South-East Europe
Hi Doug,
I've just seen your other post where you talking about attending WOR and seeing your self as not so successful as other survivors. Someone asked question what is success in that post.
Well let me tell you something, if I could chose I would like more to be married and have wife and child than to have some high positioned career. Happiness is not somewhere outside of us, we all have to find it in our hearts.
You already achieved so much, give some credit to yourself, you deserve it man!
I can't wait to find some more gems from you and your life, I have some feeling that there is much more wink!
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#399147 - 06/01/12 04:18 PM Re: Dugslife. [Re: douglaswil]
ANDREW63 Offline


Registered: 08/27/11
Posts: 164
Loc: Australia
Hi Doug , WELCOME to MS , i was only 8 when my grandfather started molesting me and it carried on until i was 11 years old ,please remember we are all here for you Mate .cheers Andrew.
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LOOK AT ME NOW I AM A SURVIVOR !My inner child and I are now doing this together !

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#435762 - 05/25/13 12:14 PM Re: Dugslife. [Re: douglaswil]
douglaswil Offline
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Registered: 02/26/12
Posts: 35
Loc: Russellville, AR
Hey guys, sorry I have been away for so long..life has gotten in the way.

I hope to update more often and get more involved.
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Doug
www.dugslife.com
I am DOUG, not Egbert!

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#435765 - 05/25/13 12:46 PM Re: Dugslife. [Re: douglaswil]
newground Offline
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Registered: 10/11/11
Posts: 941
Loc: michigan
hey doug
so good to hear from you man! good to know things are going OK hope to hear much more of the same man. hope you know you can PM me any time if ya care to chat. in case you don't know I'm Jeff from WoR
be well man
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#435782 - 05/25/13 04:17 PM Re: Dugslife. [Re: douglaswil]
victor-victim Offline


Registered: 09/27/03
Posts: 5199
Loc: O Kanada
hi doug.

welcome to the forum.

looking forward to hearing more from you.
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#435802 - 05/25/13 10:12 PM Re: Dugslife. [Re: douglaswil]
Jude Offline


Registered: 08/09/12
Posts: 1608
Loc: New England
Welcome back Doug,

Good thing we all have a lifetime membership here. You never know when you'll need a refresher. Hope you find all you need.

Jude
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I will remember you
Will you remember me?
Don't let your life pass you by
Weep not for the memories
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#435863 - 05/26/13 12:11 PM Re: Dugslife. [Re: douglaswil]
douglaswil Offline
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MaleSurvivor

Registered: 02/26/12
Posts: 35
Loc: Russellville, AR
Thanks guys. Yes I am glad we have lifetime membership as well.:)
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Doug
www.dugslife.com
I am DOUG, not Egbert!

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