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Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Funny Thing Happened On My Trip To Depressionland by DanielQ432 @ 6 minutes 39 seconds ago

Well ... my world is never dull. I spent 6 hours in the same ER I was in 8 days previously - the laceration across my broken kneecap reopened, got very red and was oozing bloody fluid. My left leg was swollen 3x normal from groin to ankle. So, var
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Is this normal? Trigger Warning by genedebs @ 34 minutes 49 seconds ago

Sounds like a lack of boundaries. I am glad it didn;t happen with my older brother it would have been open season for incest.
Jump to new posts Re: Marked for Death by manipulated @ Today at 07:51 PM

Hoss Glad you are undetectable. I would have passed out in shock too and NEVER would I have let a nephew or niece or any other person touch me after that back then. I still hold the Perp responsible - would you have even thought of selling yourself
Books, Music & Films for Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Music influnces, songs and talk. by Ceremony @ Today at 05:40 PM

Words mean a lot, there, something develops and matters... Like this Metallica song "Nothing Else Matters":
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Being disowned for being a horrible person - rant by takingitslow @ 08/21/17 05:51 PM

I would like to thank everyone for their time and effort to give opinions and insights. I have spent one hour trying to think what to reply. I have started typing to then delete and type something completely different to then delete and type someth
Jump to new posts Re: Greetings. by manipulated @ 08/21/17 05:34 PM

WELCOME MC! Sorry for what brings any of us but glad to meet such an understanding supportive bunch that "get" me because here we are safe and no longer alone. Now when you enter the chat lounge just remember the chair facing the door, b
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Jump to new posts Re: Good Work-Out Music? by Sterling @ 08/21/17 04:47 PM

YOu have a great day too Chris. Your post was helpful ; I had images of me doing public speaking to those just starting to body build and other forms of exercising. But I don't think people want to waste time. I just don't want someone to think they
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Jump to new posts Re: i love you by Sterling @ 08/21/17 04:44 PM

I wanted to love him. Darren I miss you. I want to. you be me. I want to change you. I ncce you love me. I need my dad to love me. so I mess this up for you. you may think you want me. but really. maybe you do. I jst want to ve xe s tih them.
Jump to new posts Re: Here, Unashamed, and Ready to Begin My Journey by Tellurye @ 08/21/17 03:27 PM

Hey, Brad! Glad you are unashamed - you should be. You did nothing wrong! I dont have any experience with the residential treatment. In fact, Im just starting this journey myself. Kinda wish they had a group where I live. Be kinda cool just to
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: how do you report? by KMCINVA @ 08/21/17 03:03 PM

First YutoG it is never your fault. Your mind is manipulated and controlled by the abuser. Why did any of us ever go back without telling, fear, guilt, shame and mind control. Reporting can be difficult depending on where the abuse occurred due to
Survivors of Female Abuse
Jump to new posts Re: Family Dynamics by Chris4TheMill @ 08/21/17 02:36 PM

Originally Posted By Tom E. Chris, thanks you nailed it I think,, both parents self centered narcissists Tom - Both my parents were self-centered narcissists way, way before I even started to understand what that even was. I always thought the pro
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Don't belong in this world by MACH123 @ 08/21/17 01:43 PM

I was remembering what this was like this morning till I got up. Two or three hours. I have not been vulnerable to feeling like that for a long time. It is an ugly memory. I got up this morning and it continued. I have a lot of things that make
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: bashing my head by Ceremony @ 08/21/17 11:22 AM

Hi CelloL, relatable agony of frustration and pain. Inward pain has a path and outlet for its intensity I'm aware. Self harm was a short, but poignant time in my memories. I've let it mostly go, with some alternatives that developed. I'm not always s
Sexual Identity Issues
Originally Posted By CelloL In college I joined a music fraternity. Because of abuse from my brother, the concept of "brotherhood" and being a "brother" was hard to understand. At least, though, I was able to build relationships w
Gay/Bi/Trans Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: I came out by greenwizard @ 08/21/17 10:24 AM

I am so glad things went well!
Family and Friends
Jump to new posts Re: New here wife of csa survivor by WG @ 08/21/17 09:01 AM

Most assuredly - welcome. Please come in. Wilkommen.
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: recovery for me.. by Chris4TheMill @ 08/21/17 07:01 AM

Tom, Acceptance is the hardest part of it all...and also the path to peace when you can get there. I asked my therapist last week if we ever really get to acceptance and stay there, because I find that I seem to get there with certain issues, but t
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: The Dark Days Are Back by Cyclingmad @ 08/21/17 06:45 AM

My psychologist has asked me to read the work of Bruce Perry as homework. This has been a very enlightening experience for me. Previously I have put so much weight on the CSA and the effect it had on me but after reading some of Bruce's work that a
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Jump to new posts Re: The Recipe Book by greenwizard @ 08/20/17 10:02 PM

Fiesta Chicken and Rice 1lb diced grilled chicken breast 1 bag onion and pepper stir fry 2tsp garlic powder 3/4c rice cooked 1 jar chunky salsa 1/2tsp cumin 1 pouch bacon bits Put chicken, veggies, and garlic in a skillet and saute in a little oliv
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Lost by zookeeper @ 08/20/17 09:20 PM

I agree most whole heartedly, porn and maturation are NOT the problem. They ARE symptoms when they begin to interfere or endanger you. When my mental health improved, those compulsions lessened to a more manageable level. Sexuality does not fit a m
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: CT scan by zookeeper @ 08/20/17 09:13 PM

Aw Bub, I am so sorry that you have to go through any of this- past or present. You will be in my thoughts. Your friend Brian Keith
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Things boys discover by Ceremony @ 08/20/17 08:20 PM

That first sunfish I caught, didn't survive that can. Star Trek characters in my nightmare made good sacrifices to that bizarre tyrannosaurus rex. We were trapped in a giant concrete culvert pipe, exposed on both ends.... it ate them, not me.
Jump to new posts Re: As I change by Tom E. @ 08/20/17 04:11 PM

(((Tryingtolive))) don't give up hope!
U.S. & World News
Jump to new posts Re: Australia Bishop Calls for Continued Cover Up by Sterling @ 08/20/17 03:43 PM

I am tired of these priests. Why cant someone influence change sad;lfkja;dlfjaf adfkjl;dfa;l . sorry, pisses me off! Thanks. hugs. James
U.S. & World News
Jump to new posts Re: women who abuse boys by Sterling @ 08/20/17 03:36 PM

Thanks traveler for this post. I just realized moments ago that the reason I liked boys ( in general) more than girls was b/c of my dad's sister-in-law. She hated boys and took all her rage on me. It's nice for me to be able to like women ( and rec
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