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Survivors of Female Abuse
Jump to new posts Re: Women in Summer Clothes by Celtaf @ 51 minutes 9 seconds ago

Originally Posted By flyingCeltaf, What you said about sexual behavior with women being either pornographic or so subtle you don't know what happened is giving me something to think about. I believe most of my fantasies play out this way. Also, sin
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Healing Circle - Cancelled Sunday, May 27, 2018 by Anomalous @ Today at 06:52 PM

Hi Guys, The Healing Circle is cancelled for Sunday, May 27, 2018. Have a happy and safe holiday weekend. Anomalous
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Do we ever get passed shame by genedebs @ Today at 06:23 PM

Dear TringtoLive, I am sorry you suffer so. You know this is mostly transfered shame. Those in, or associated with, your family of origin have made sure you understood. The truth would be a burden. The shame theyn insist you carry, they don't wa
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Spotlight by genedebs @ Today at 06:05 PM

Dear Greg, I can't speak to most peoples' nature. I can tell you the stories of children being beaten by their parents for telling them stories of being molested and raped by priest. Or about my daughter who did not want anyone to know about being
Health and Wellbeing
Jump to new posts Re: EMDR and me by Ceremony @ Today at 05:56 PM

Hello LL, yes, this lengthy thread, others like it here, and my own extensive personal writing have been months of study. All prior to seeking a well trained therapist. I went directly to local trainers and found a top trainer who took an interest in
Introductions
Jump to new posts Re: Hello by Ceremony @ Today at 05:32 PM

Hi Hadrian, What you post here if relatable and poignant. My seeming short twoish years here has shown there's a lot to learn, reflect and seek help about. Then, there are connections and hopes shared when listening and discussing things with each ot
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Inner Child Healing Questions by VanNorte @ Today at 09:52 AM

I don't know how to deal with mine, he's is several ages really. 4,7 and 12-13ish. They each hold specific parts of the trauma and I can only visit that sporadically and even then it's brief. I drown him out mostly but it comes at a terrible price.
Health and Wellbeing
Jump to new posts Re: Acupuncture experience feedback please by LilacLouie @ Today at 05:21 AM

I have had acupuncture done, and it works wonders, literally. BUT- you must find someone that can actually do it. Not all licensed acupuncturists are meant for everyone. It's like a dentist. Sometimes you have to shop around.
Books, Music & Films for Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: The song and the picture in my mind by Tom E. @ Today at 03:43 AM

Yay! New Order!
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Deficiencies by Bluedogone @ Today at 12:07 AM

You've pointed out a very distinctive difference. Something I need to be constantly reminded of. It's fairly simple (and obvious) to acknowledge that I'm deficient in many areas. I may not have enough financial security, or enough social interact
Family and Friends
Jump to new posts thoughts on dealing with someone who is triggered by Jacob S @ Yesterday at 08:45 AM

A friend asked me for some advice on her husband being triggered by body memories in bed. I started writing and a whole bunch of stuff came out. I won't share her words because of confidentiality, but these are my words back to her. I am sharing t
U.S. & World News
Jump to new posts 1,500 Migrant Children went missing last year by Jacob S @ Yesterday at 08:40 AM

http://time.com/5256734/government-missing-migrant-children/ "In a follow-up hearing on Thursday, senators said that the agencies had failed to take full responsibility for their care and had delayed crucial reforms needed to keep them from fal
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Life Is Too Short by genedebs @ Yesterday at 03:19 AM

Kevin and all I have done a lot with my life. I have not let the terror of my childhood overwhelm me. Even met Dr. Martin Luther King in 1965. But I think I earned my right to give up. If love comes my way again, I doubt I can even keep up my en
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: I Will Fuss Up by KMCINVA @ Yesterday at 01:44 AM

Chris Sorry this will be short. Thank you. I have so much to tell, my life is unfolding in a very good way. I can see the joy of my life. Strange, she knows more about me then my children. I remember anytime I would try to tell a story I would hear
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Never Thought o' That by Casmir213 @ Yesterday at 01:31 AM

Hi wreckage. Interesting post. It seems to me your therapist is onto something. I understand the experience of having to disown anger. Anger would have threatened the "appearance" of normalcy in my family. You can't have that now. So
Survivors of Female Abuse
Jump to new posts Re: Vulnerability by Celtaf @ 05/24/18 07:33 PM

Originally Posted By SubtleStuffHi Chris, We have lots of common ground here. My mother acts as if she were a saint. She is extraordinary skilled at putting herself in the victim seat and therefore protecting herself from any attack. She fails to c
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: what do you call people who weren't abused? by Chris4TheMill @ 05/24/18 05:37 PM

I know it's more words, but I like the "5-out-of- 6-ers." It's a bit more descriptive, and invites more questions as to it's meaning. Kind of a play on "4 out of 5 dentists recommend X...."
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Jump to new posts Re: i dont love you. by Sterling @ 05/24/18 05:20 PM

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Survivors of Female Abuse
Jump to new posts Re: How the MeToo Trend Made Me Feel Lonely by Celtaf @ 05/24/18 05:05 PM

Originally Posted By Jacob SIt is a shame it has made you feel lonely. There has been some people who are afraid of men taking over the discussion, but that's not all feminists or feminist allies. And a lot of men have felt more able to share becau
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: try this! by LoneWolfX @ 05/24/18 11:26 AM

Lost myself. Stuff stolen that I'll never get back. Spirit got fucked.
Family and Friends
Jump to new posts Re: Just looking for some advice. by Bluedogone @ 05/23/18 10:01 PM

Hi WB, I'm glad you are reaching out to those of us at MS. My hope is that your search for answers will be helped by your time here, in the midst of so many guys in so many stages of healing. It's extremely commendable that you're seeking ways to
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Feeling lucky by Esterio @ 05/23/18 02:45 PM

Hi Kevin My abuse started in late 50's. I didn't know it was abuse for several years. My perpetrator kept me feeling like I was special. I know it was abuse he was 15 years older than me I was less than 5 when it started. I feel like I had a strong
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: Feelings by Sacred_Sage @ 05/23/18 02:20 AM

Thank you all for the words of support.
Male Survivors
Jump to new posts Re: The boy inside me by UniversalBeing @ 05/23/18 12:25 AM

I am just now allowing myself to do inner child work on my own. Sometimes, I think I am wallowing in self-pity but it is grief and sadness that I am releasing and it feels better afterward. It took me few years to start feeling comfortable to do inne
Sexual Identity Issues
Jump to new posts Re: emotional abuse / incest fetish TRIGGERS by sorryson @ 05/22/18 11:08 PM

Jacob S I feel bad for you. I think emotional abuse causes so many problems. My brother suffered as he was as the doctors have said Mama's little man. He has no sexual feelings nor has he had any sexual experiences. He heard all Mama's problems and s
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