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#458300 - 01/09/14 01:16 AM Honouring my commitment to myself
Kenn Offline

Registered: 07/10/04
Posts: 146
Loc: Toronto, Canada
I gave a shout out to tonight as I began Phase One (15 weeks) of a survivors group at The Gatehouse here in Toronto. The curriculum for lack of a better word, has improved a great deal since my first go-round with the organization about eight years ago (a ms member from back then referred me). I left tonight feeling optimistic and just happy to be with a bunch of guys who understood each here!


"This above all; to thine own self be true."

William Shakespeare, Hamlet

#458313 - 01/09/14 04:50 AM Re: Honouring my commitment to myself [Re: Kenn]
don64 Offline

Registered: 10/09/13
Posts: 1078
Loc: St. Croix, USVI
My abuse made even finding a me very challenging. I am now learning--one little step at a time--to find me, to respect me, and to commit to me. Congratulations Kenn on finding great support. I'm feeling I need some additional support, too, but haven't figured out yet what it is.

I'm happy for you.

Divine Law is not judgment or denial of self truths. Divine Law is honoring harmony that comes from a peaceful mind, an open heart, a true tongue, a light step, a forgiving nature, and a love of all living creatures. Jamie Sams & David Carson, Medicine Cards

#458874 - 01/18/14 08:44 AM Re: Honouring my commitment to myself [Re: Kenn]
richlocal592 Offline

Registered: 12/08/13
Posts: 5
iam a survivor who got help about 12years ago iremained silent for over 40 years iwas raped by a man iwas 7 in the Bronx I never seen him again all my early sex contacts were forced on me by men iwas confused about my identity ihave had 4 girlfriends my whole life iam 56 and sober over 12 years I finished theraphy years ago I attend a meeting for survivors iam still a loner I haven't a girlfriend in over 5 years iam still watching porn and I go and see escorts they are always shemales this is my confusion iam still acting on false beliefs this is me reabusing myself I also used dissasocation as a kid this is away of not dealing with the shame I felt dirty inside most of my life iam divine being of light and love well I just am new on this so iam reaching out and telling some of my story take care from rich

#461411 - 02/24/14 08:28 PM Re: Honouring my commitment to myself [Re: Kenn]
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