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#422746 - 01/20/13 08:21 PM new member
CrushedHeart Offline


Registered: 01/20/13
Posts: 1
Hi my name is Danny & I'm a new member led to this site by a news article. I'm trying to survive the after shock of abuse that me & my children suffered from my father, as well as the abandonment & reaction to me from the rest of my family members. I'm trying to keep moving on a path of healing for me & my family and trying to navigate all the feelings I have in relation to this. Hopefully this site my help. Peace!

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#422769 - 01/20/13 10:14 PM Re: new member [Re: CrushedHeart]
SamV Offline
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MaleSurvivor

Registered: 12/13/09
Posts: 5942
Loc: Talladega, Alabama, USA
Hello Danny and welcome to MaleSurvivor,

We are glad you found us although your journey here was overwhelming, we personally have experienced relief and support here. Keep recovering Danny, keep seeking calm and comfort, they are yours to have, you and your children deserve them.

I look forward to your posts helping us better understand your situation.

Sam
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MaleSurvivor Moderator Emeritus 2012 - 2014

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#422783 - 01/21/13 12:23 AM Re: new member [Re: CrushedHeart]
traveler Online   confused
Member
MaleSurvivor

Registered: 02/07/06
Posts: 3379
Loc: somewhere in Africa
Welcome, Danny -

it sounds like you have a lot to deal with right now.
it is a rough road - and trying to find your way is often overwhelming.
but this MS site and these people can help.
hope you find the same encouragement and support that i have here.

Lee
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As my life goes on I believe somehow something's changed
Something deep inside...
I've been searchin so long to find an answer
Now I know my life has meaning
Now I see myself as I am, feeling very free...
When my tears have come to an end I will understand
What I left behind: a part of me. Chicago


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#422823 - 01/21/13 02:18 PM Re: new member [Re: CrushedHeart]
Jude Offline


Registered: 08/09/12
Posts: 1513
Loc: New England
Welcome Crushed Heart,

Your name says alot....Welcome to MS.

Recovery starts with breaking the silence about what happened. You've already taken that step. I'd suggest finding a therapist experienced with childhood trauma to help you work through the issues you describe. You may find other issues to deal with in the process. In the meantime, read the posts here, and write some of your own when you feel able to. MS has been a huge help to me in recovery, and I hope you find what you need here.

Jude
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I went back to the doctor
To get another shrink.
I sit and tell him about my weekend,
But he never betrays what he thinks.
Can you see the real me, doctor?.
The Who

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#423007 - 01/23/13 11:03 AM Re: new member [Re: CrushedHeart]
BuffaloCO Offline


Registered: 07/14/12
Posts: 420
Loc: USA
Welcome to the site Danny. I can't add much to what others have said, but can say being here and working with a therapist has helped me a lot in my own healing process. I signed up here last July and started therapy in the fall, and I know it is possible to sort out the hurts and confusion and find healing. Welcome brother, my hope is you will find comfort, support and understanding here as I have.
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“We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark. The real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.” - Plato

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#423062 - 01/23/13 11:07 PM Re: new member [Re: CrushedHeart]
kcinohio Offline
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MaleSurvivor

Registered: 06/06/12
Posts: 316
Loc: Ohio
Welcome to MS. Hope you find some healing here.

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