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Jump to new posts Re: Milo advocating for intergenerational relationship by MojaveMike @ 1 minute 35 seconds ago

Milo is clearly in denial about his own victimization.
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: cut off by MojaveMike @ 5 minutes 0 seconds ago

Sounds brutal, no matter the history it has to hurt.
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Celibate for life by MojaveMike @ Yesterday at 11:46 PM

I have decided to stay celibate for life. I was only briefly sexually active after the incident. My T (which I think you guys use for therapist) is trying to challenge me to be open to entering a relationship. This has caused some extreme triggering.
Sexual Identity Issues
Jump to new posts Re: Thoughts on Dealing With OCD, CSA, and SSA by MojaveMike @ Yesterday at 11:38 PM

Wow, I so relate to this his post. For my OCD they give me Memantine as an off label treatment. I still have obsessions the compulsions are less of an issue.
Military Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Trouble un-twisting the truth by MojaveMike @ Yesterday at 11:23 PM

Protect Our Defenders has a discussion forum but nobody ever posts there.
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Jump to new posts Re: What made you feel good today? by traveler @ Yesterday at 11:19 PM

my daughter texted me that today is national cherry pie day - so I observed it by going out and finding a restaurant that had it and ordering a big slice - with ice cream and coffee!
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Is something wrong with me? (possible triggers) by traveler @ Yesterday at 11:13 PM

to be honest, greenwizrd, yes - the something wrong is that you have been abused. that fact and experience tends to color or infect everything in our lives - our self-image, our confidence level, our relationships, our emotions, our moods, our abilit
Discussion Board Questions
Jump to new posts Help Dealing with Porn by Trew @ Yesterday at 09:50 PM

Most of my life I didn't remember the abuse that happened to me. It was placed in a box and put away for what was probably meant to be forever. The only way I think it ever emerged was through a dream I would have on and off for most of my adult life
Jump to new posts Bri by BDD @ Yesterday at 09:29 PM

This isn't polished, but I want to say it. _______________________________ If I have a class picture, I am to scared to dig it out. I googled Kindergarden boy just to see. I know I was small, but I was never that. I know I was before I was sick, b
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Progress I Have Been Told by KMCINVA @ Yesterday at 08:35 PM

Greenwizard It is the process--the church has generally been good and supportive. But the process involves many and it complicates it for everyone. I do not want to throw them under the bus, yet. It is just the reliving of the memories over and ove
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Envying Perpetrators by JohnnyC @ Yesterday at 07:54 PM

The fact we are all here, all getting better, proves we are strong. Sadly, so many boys and men have been swallowed by the darkness -- addiction, suicide, denial, self-hatred, etc.
Books, Music & Films for Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: When I wanna dance by Ceremony @ Yesterday at 07:34 PM

Might as well Jump... yeah, probably comin soon to this thread, but this, this is jumpin' in the crowd to New Order. A band that's got me to live. Helped me make it. Really, it's too much, This is dance therapy for me... bobbin my head, to my hips, s
Family and Friends
Jump to new posts Re: Can I really help?????? by md4e @ Yesterday at 06:06 PM

Hh...thank you, your right we just need to hang on..breathe. Love is the reason...the reason we persevere the reason for it all. We do hurt from separation, be it from dissociation, death, abandonment...whatever, they're gone, it hurts!!! I did sooth
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: i am back by illbedat @ Yesterday at 06:03 PM

Thank you guys and welcome to all new comers. Hope you find what youre looking for.
Family and Friends
Jump to new posts Re: Husband's insecurities by greenwizard @ Yesterday at 02:54 PM

Wanted to add that I went and looked up 'Does penis size matter?' YouTube videos out of curiosity. Definitely gave me an ego boost. I saw that I am still very average, though this is in an area I thought I was less than average, so... I came to th
Gay/Bi/Trans Survivors
That was well worth reading, Thanks Island
Jump to new posts Re: MojaveMike just joined by greenwizard @ Yesterday at 02:40 PM

Hello MojaveMike. This really is a great place to talk about stuff and have people who understand.
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Untangling Anxiety Disorder Symptom***TRIGGERS*** by MojaveMike @ Yesterday at 01:18 PM

Radical Acceptance. That is what I think of when I read your post. Dissociation, confusion, frustration. You were able to write about some intense identity issues in a clear and powerful way. I am glad you wrote this it helps me to see more clearly t
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: I did it by Ceremony @ Yesterday at 12:50 PM

A need like this is very important. That friend will understand. I'm glad you're getting that help!
Books, Music & Films for Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: music describes how im feeling better than i can by Ceremony @ Yesterday at 10:30 AM

I've heard this song a lot over the decades. It's started to mean a lot more now than ever. A connection to some few memories of my early 20's, an exuberance for life that had woke. An energy that overcame my once introverted self, and I was making h
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Adoptive parental abuse by New47bliss @ 02/19/17 09:47 PM

Spirituality and Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Great Book by 1islandboy @ 02/19/17 09:26 PM

Considering, I am in this forum. A book, I believe that is worth mentioning... Legacy of the Heart: The Spiritual Advantages of a Painful Childhood, by Wayne Muller. House of Pain (Faster Pussycat) island
Books, Music & Films for Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Nostalgic by Ceremony @ 02/19/17 08:05 PM

Lol, look what popped up on my YouTube feed. Bee Gees, "You Should Be Dancing" I didn't watch Travolta in that movie for decades, but about a decade ago got into it. I absolutely love "Mama Mia" the movie. And I couldn'
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Self-harm *Trigger warning* by KMCINVA @ 02/19/17 07:14 PM

Lumes48 I can relate. For me as a child I had a prayer I wrote to God, asking that I do not wake in the morning. I did not want to live. Years later as the memories of the abuse took hold I had these thoughts from driving a winding mountain road a
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: chapter 4 Whole again by Sterling @ 02/19/17 04:17 PM

Hey Rich, hope you are doing well. I had to print out your post and read it when I was alone . Boy , was I glad I did! This is definitely one of my favorite posts. I laughed a lot when you were describing your abuser...such as when you wrote... &quo
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