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#44535 - 03/31/04 09:27 PM Big therapy session
yesac76 Offline

Registered: 03/23/04
Posts: 508
Loc: Idaho
Today was a huge day in therapy. My t, Dave, and I were talking and I told him details of my SA. THis is significant because I have NEVER given details to anyone. I was suprised at what I was letting flow from my mouth. I actually felt better after I told him. THe world did not stop turning, Dave did not recoil in disgust, and I did not die. My biggest fears have been proven false. I am now believing I will be able to heal, and hopefully move on to a fulfilling life filled with much love and happiness!
Thanks for reading,

"You live it or lie it" Metallica

#44536 - 03/31/04 09:31 PM Re: Big therapy session
crisispoint Offline

Registered: 09/24/03
Posts: 2154
Loc: Massachusetts

It will only get easier now, Casey.

You have the power now, brother. They don't anymore.

It's a great feeling, no?

Peace and love, and good job!


There are reasons I'm taking medication. They're called "other people." - Me, displaying my anti-social tendancies

#44537 - 03/31/04 09:37 PM Re: Big therapy session
Bill_1965 Offline
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Registered: 06/29/03
Posts: 1983
Loc: Flint, Michigan

That is GRRRREAT! ! !

Let that shit out, it doesn't belong to you.

I have found each time I tell about my SA, it becomes easier. For years I kept it bottled inside, why? It feels so much better let out.

There is no need to fear healing.

Keep up the good work,

Pain is Temporary; Quitting lasts Forever. - Lance Armstrong

#44538 - 04/01/04 04:16 PM Re: Big therapy session
RICK57 Offline

Registered: 12/31/03
Posts: 1611
Casey - I am so proud of you that you have managed to do that. You will probably experience a whole new range of emotions, but believe me you are walking in the right direction.

Best wishes to you ...Rik

*Never look down on anybody unless you're helping them up.
*I was seeking a way of expressing my anger - I found hope!
*There are many battles before the war is won! It can be won!

#44539 - 04/01/04 04:36 PM Re: Big therapy session
Stephen_5 Offline
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Registered: 09/12/00
Posts: 667
Loc: Northern California Foothills

It's amazing what our perceptions were, what we thought others would think or say if they only knew. It kept me silent for years and years. Congratulations! Yes, letting out the secrets is so affirming. Keep up the good work.


I want to stay as close to the edge as I can without going over. Out on the edge you see all kinds of things you can't see from the center.
Kurt Vonnegut (1922-2007)

#44540 - 04/01/04 06:20 PM Re: Big therapy session
Lloydy Offline
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Registered: 04/17/02
Posts: 7071
Loc: England Shropshire
I remember doing just that about 6 years ago, it was the hardest thing I ever did I think - after telling my wife !
But what a great feeling when your world doesn't fall apart around you.

It's going to get easier from now on - not easy - but easier, and it's worth it I promise.


Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you've imagined. As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler.
Henry David Thoreau


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