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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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Registered: 12/13/09
Posts: 5935
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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#422783 - 01/21/13 12:23 AM Re: new member [Re: CrushedHeart]
traveler Offline
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Registered: 02/07/06
Posts: 3213
Loc: back in the USA
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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We are often troubled, but not crushed;
sometimes in doubt, but never in despair;
there are many enemies, but we are never without a friend;
and though badly hurt at times, we are not destroyed.
- Paul, II Cor 4:8-9

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#422823 - 01/21/13 02:18 PM Re: new member [Re: CrushedHeart]
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Registered: 08/09/12
Posts: 1370
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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"When I was a child
I caught a fleeting glimpse
Out of the corner of my eye
I turned to look but it was gone
I cannot put my finger on it now
The child is grown, the dream is gone
And I have become comfortably numb."
Pink Floyd

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


Registered: 07/14/12
Posts: 412
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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Registered: 06/06/12
Posts: 228
Loc: Ohio
Welcome to MS. Hope you find some healing here.

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