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Male Survivors
Triggers Yes it does. We know this stuff, we get you, we love you to the bitter truth of torment. My reaction is as the previous quote noted, I can be there too. It's my gift from faith, to know Jesus' true love, I accepted the gift of empathy giv
Male Survivors
Ceremony The Diocese has been good to me. They have given support. It is just the memories and other people who have made life unbearable. The memories are strong and the triggers keep triggering the memories. Even if the triggers are not happening
Male Survivors
Brothers, be aware of TRIGGERS! I'm not one to hold much back. I have read the before and after of Kevin's Diocese Service. The hope to realize they know their role, the Diocese being held accountable! Kevin is in a world of shit from that trip. Alo
Survivors of Female Abuse
Jump to new posts Re: Everything's Fine Until a Trigger by Ceremony @ 11/30/16 11:43 AM

Hi L2R, I'm glad to read that beginning in the post, and get how physical triggers mess with you. It's sad we become triggered by a thing considered innocent. TRIGGERS! Then, our brother Kevin. You're not subtle my dear tormented brother. I see yo
Poetry
Jump to new posts Re: Instinct and thought by Ceremony @ 11/30/16 10:27 AM

A bold, fearless Warrior in act... Has the others back! Sharing the burdens, Seeing, into eyes Lonely knows their own.
Family and Friends
Great news, WGU!! One day at a time, right? Slow and easy wins the race. Peace
Survivors of Female Abuse
Jump to new posts Re: Everything's Fine Until a Trigger by KMCINVA @ 11/30/16 08:21 AM

I am sorry triggers are terrible. I lived with for many years and only after I unraveled did I learn the triggers were being inflicted by those in the house. I know when they did certain things, and many were deliberate even though they think they we
Poetry
Jump to new posts Instinct and thought by Tryingtolive @ 11/30/16 07:14 AM

I shy away from my instinct. Tied down by thoughts. No one notices the sadness. Only see a display I put on. Not much energy I have. Schedule i can't maintain. Weakness. I sense. Just lost. No one to lead me. Been on this path far to long. A differen
Poetry
Jump to new posts Re: fishing for feedback by victor-victim @ 11/30/16 05:40 AM

dear Ceremony. love your logo thanks for the encouragement. always appreciated, much desired and ever needed. affirmation is good.
Poetry
Jump to new posts Re: mantra II by victor-victim @ 11/30/16 05:37 AM

thank you so much, guys. ((I Want 2 Thrive + Elad1)) you made my day it means the world to me.
Poetry
Jump to new posts Re: chromophobia by victor-victim @ 11/30/16 05:32 AM

part II we need more blood to lubricate the dirty mud. turn up the hate! we need a fresh supply of flesh to feed the flames. on with the games! i do unto my enemy before they do it unto me. meet my defense. electric fence. mined f
Poetry
Jump to new posts Re: chromophobia by victor-victim @ 11/30/16 05:12 AM

thank you, Sterling. what's to miss? my poetry never left.
Survivors of Female Abuse
Jump to new posts Everything's Fine Until a Trigger by learning2remember @ 11/30/16 02:57 AM

I'm doing ok. Years after recognising childhood sexual abuse, I have a person I can turn to who listens and offers guidance, I can get through a day or maybe even a week without thinking to much about the CSA, mild triggers I can identify and deal w
Books, Music & Films for Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: some song lyrics (maybe triggering) by Ceremony @ 11/30/16 12:50 AM

Hope the blues break, And a many hued dawn Pleasantly surprises
Books, Music & Films for Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: some song lyrics (maybe triggering) by john22 @ 11/29/16 11:58 PM

And here's another song, totally different from what I normally post, or so I think. Although the title of the song should be 'He and His Darkness' to suit me better. For me it's, me talking to my younger self: Being angry at him at one moment, bein
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: responding to anger by DannyT @ 11/29/16 10:57 PM

What I'm learning now: Peel away and peel away until you find the deepest level of the hurt. Go through all the levels of the anger, use an emotional vocabulary chart pdf to name them. Know that the anxiety and depression are caused by unspoken n
Books, Music & Films for Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: some song lyrics (maybe triggering) by john22 @ 11/29/16 10:42 PM

The following song is something rather different from the previous ones. As my mood just changed from the more depressive state to a more sorrow state of mind, where I feel so much regret for my lost childhood. Or just because I just don't seem to kn
Books, Music & Films for Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: some song lyrics (maybe triggering) by john22 @ 11/29/16 10:10 PM

Thanks for your concern, I could do better Ceremony, but I don't want to hijack my post for this problem, there are other channels for that. But for you, since it seems you could also like the following song. And of course because I obviously like it
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: responding to anger by DannyT @ 11/29/16 09:13 PM

Hey, Guys, I'm still going through the weird anger problem at work. There have been repeat emailings. The longer I use the Nonviolent Communication ideas the more impressed I get. I've never handled a situation like this with such grace in the mom
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: A Note I Keep Reading Looking For My Answer by Ceremony @ 11/29/16 08:16 PM

Be aware of TRIGGERS brothers! And for Bill, Fuck Pat Robertson and his ilk for fomenting the thinking of Bill's parents to what it is!
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Jump to new posts Re: i love you by Ceremony @ 11/29/16 08:00 PM

Thanks for your update James. This is a busy time. I hope you're getting some feedback about Therapists? I think mine is doing a good job. I was so fixated on the problem of therapists, and now I feel safer. This is a difficult time regarding fam
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: A Note I Keep Reading Looking For My Answer by Ceremony @ 11/29/16 07:46 PM

Be aware of TRIGGERS brothers! Yup, I did read this too. Now a second time. I need to respond to honesty and secrets. There's no such thing for me as "for obvious reasons" to withhold dark secrets. I don't have any personal dark secrets
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Jump to new posts Re: i love you by Sterling @ 11/29/16 07:44 PM

i hate being gay i cant stand it. i can just don want to be you. and i feel and worry for them. i never am /was allowed to feel my onw won . shit. i have to be girl for them. this is what gets troubling. start not living for them. frut for me. fu
Male Survivors
Kevin you do not need to hide how you feel. I know we learn to hide the abuse but now you do not need to hide the abuse. We know and others also know. Many people know the emotional harm done to you. Because your family is ignorant and without feel
Books, Music & Films for Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: some song lyrics (maybe triggering) by Ceremony @ 11/29/16 07:27 PM

This is a song for me, about me. I cried. Thanks John22. Hope you're well?
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