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#425497 - 02/16/13 06:45 PM New to Site
James Michael Offline


Registered: 02/15/13
Posts: 1
Loc: Nebraska
Good afternoon: I never really thought I would ever find a site like this one. I am thankful I stumbled on it after reading about it in a totally unrelated news account.

I have tried to deal with my abuse for many years. The abuse occured when I was 5 or 6 years old.
I just now 'officially' joined the beloved AARP..and that is a long time.

I plan to observe, read, and think about all of the content on this site before I share by story. Many thanks for helping me.

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#425498 - 02/16/13 06:54 PM Re: New to Site [Re: James Michael]
traveler Offline
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Registered: 02/07/06
Posts: 3574
Loc: somewhere in Africa
JM - it's never too late! you are not the only one.

welcome - take your time and join in whenever you feel ready. there is lots of support, resources and understanding here.

Lee
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"Tell your heart that the fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself... And that no heart has ever suffered when it goes in search of its dreams, because every second of the search is a second's encounter with God and with eternity." - Paulo Coelho


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#425508 - 02/16/13 10:47 PM Re: New to Site [Re: James Michael]
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Registered: 02/26/05
Posts: 1046
JM,

Welcome, brother. We all come to healing at our own time.

Cant.
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Recovery is possible. Hang in there, brothers.

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#425511 - 02/16/13 11:21 PM Re: New to Site [Re: James Michael]
Still Offline
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Registered: 02/16/07
Posts: 6661
Loc: FEMA Region 1
Originally Posted By: James Michael

I just now 'officially' joined the beloved AARP


Those bastards made me a member too. Just got my "renewal card" in today's mail. There oughta be a law!!!!
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Je Suis Charlie!

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#425532 - 02/17/13 07:58 AM Re: New to Site [Re: James Michael]
Jude Offline


Registered: 08/09/12
Posts: 1600
Loc: New England
Welcome JM,

Many of us were unable to face the abuse and its affects on us, till later in life. It took me 42 years....2/3 of my life. For whatever time we have left, we can still become the whole healthy men we were meant to be. You came to the right place.

Jude
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Seems I've got to have a change of scene
Every night I have the strangest dreams
Imprisoned by the way it could have been
Left here on my own or so it seems
I've got to leave before I start to scream
Joe Cocker

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