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#454253 - 11/18/13 10:35 AM Hello
triumphj Offline


Registered: 11/15/13
Posts: 4
Loc: California
I found this place and am glad to be here. It has been forty six years since my first abuse and forty more since the second and third. My new wife and friend has brought out through trust and understanding what happened to me. I had admitted this to only one other person. I have since told my family and ex wife what happened with mixed reactions. I have not directly confronted the one person I know who did this to me but will. I hope to heal from this and have taken steps to do so. I am reading talking but feel a group discussion really affects me the most. I will start here and move to a live group soon.

Thank you all for being here and I hope I can add something to our healing.

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#454254 - 11/18/13 10:38 AM Re: Hello [Re: triumphj]
traveler Offline
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Registered: 02/07/06
Posts: 3320
Loc: back in the USA
welcome, triumphj!

it is good that you have found us. you are not alone - but among those who understand. participate as you feel able. i am sure that it will be beneficial to you - as it has been for me.

LEE
_________________________
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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#454271 - 11/18/13 12:05 PM Re: Hello [Re: triumphj]
victor-victim Offline


Registered: 09/27/03
Posts: 3085
Loc: O Kanada
welcome, triimphj!

great news.
congratulation on your commitment to recovery.
things will get better, just because of that commitment alone.

here's to your future.

cheers!
_________________________
Victor|Victim

War
Love
Poetry

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#454290 - 11/18/13 02:36 PM Re: Hello [Re: triumphj]
BuffaloCO Offline


Registered: 07/14/12
Posts: 415
Loc: USA
Welcome to the site triumph! There are a lot of good people and resources here. A lot of them find great support in group sessions too, and I'm sure you can get some good information on that path to healing. I'm learning it really does get better too.
_________________________
“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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#454413 - 11/19/13 07:24 AM Re: Hello [Re: triumphj]
Jude Offline


Registered: 08/09/12
Posts: 1483
Loc: New England
Welcome triumphj!

Nice choice of handles. You CAN triumph over your past.

Jude
_________________________
"But now old friends are acting strange,
they shake their heads, they say I've changed.
Something's lost but something's gained in living every day
....it's life's illusions I recall, I really don't know life at all. "
Joni Mitchell

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