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#14047 - 09/19/03 04:43 PM a little nervous
IrishKipley Offline
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Registered: 09/17/03
Posts: 45
Loc: Eastern US
this site was recommended to me so i wanted to see what it was like. i'm sort of nervous and i hope this is an ok forum to post this in. i just wanted to say hello to eveyone.

Kip


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#14048 - 09/19/03 05:07 PM Re: a little nervous
midnight51 Offline
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MaleSurvivor

Registered: 09/02/03
Posts: 145
Loc: Cleveland, Ohio
Welcome aboard mate. This site is great, the guys here are great, the support here is great. Everything is great. Don't worry about anything. It's okay to be nervous at first but you'll get past that. Take your time and go as slow as you need but keep the momentum. It will get better, I promise. \:\)

Josh

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#14049 - 09/19/03 08:55 PM Re: a little nervous
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Registered: 10/21/02
Posts: 382
Hi Kip, Welcome! This is a safe site. We work hard to make it that way. We are all in the same boat, and we do not stand on formalities here. Post or reply as you feel comfortable doing so.

Bob

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#14050 - 09/19/03 10:14 PM Re: a little nervous
MM Offline
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Registered: 07/28/03
Posts: 59
Loc: Canada
Welcome Kip,

This is a great place with very caring guys. I would encourage you to spend some time reading past posts and the articles on this site, they have been a great help for me. I discovered I was not alone in my feelings and my views. That made a huge difference for me.


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#14051 - 09/19/03 11:52 PM Re: a little nervous
Mike Church Offline
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Registered: 01/23/03
Posts: 3439
Loc: Toronto, Canada
Kip I join with the rest and welcome you here. I am sorry for the reason you came but am glad you found us.

As the others have so eloquently put it we are here for each other.
Welcome brother

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Mikey

IT REALLY IS OK TO STUMBLE. NONE OF US ARE PERFECT.

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#14052 - 09/19/03 11:57 PM Re: a little nervous
Lloydy Offline
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MaleSurvivor
Registered: 04/17/02
Posts: 7071
Loc: England Shropshire
Kip
welcome to our world, it's not one we want to be in I know, but here we are - and this is the best place to come for true support.

Dave

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Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you've imagined. As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler.
Henry David Thoreau

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#14053 - 09/20/03 01:24 AM Re: a little nervous
Leosha Offline
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Registered: 06/18/03
Posts: 3614
Loc: Right here
Is very good to see you here Kip. Welcome! You will find very kind and supporting people here. I am glad that you do this to help yourself.

leosha

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Avatar photo in memory of my younger brother Makar.

"Human salvation lies in the hands of the creatively maladjusted."~~~Martin Luther King Jr., 1963

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#14054 - 09/20/03 02:12 AM Re: a little nervous
ScottyTodd Offline
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Registered: 02/12/03
Posts: 1561
Loc: Pennsylvania
Hi Kip!! Sorry you had to come looking for this kind of help and support BUT Glad you found us and posted!! Indeed look and poke about on the site. There is a lot of wisdom, empathy, understanding and some darn good advice from the guys. We've all been through a lot and the bonding to share, help and support each other is real, sincere and genuine!! I encourage you to read what you like and post what and whenever you can.

Howard

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If you think you can or you can't - you're right!.......anon
It's never too late to have a happy childhood!.....anon
You're very normal for the abnormal situation you've been through..............S. Todd

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#14055 - 09/23/03 12:56 AM Re: a little nervous
Bill_1965 Offline
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MaleSurvivor

Registered: 06/29/03
Posts: 1986
Loc: Flint, Michigan
Welcome Kip,

No need to be nervous, these are a great bunch of guys. Take your time, read some posts, and when your ready, we'll be here.

Welcome, I'm glad you found this site, it has been a wonderful place for me, both for help and companionship, and sorry that you had the need to find a site like this.

Bill

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Pain is Temporary; Quitting lasts Forever. - Lance Armstrong

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#14056 - 09/24/03 09:12 PM Re: a little nervous
outis Offline
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MaleSurvivor

Registered: 02/27/03
Posts: 2261
Loc: Maryland USA
IrishKipley,

I guess by now a theme is emerging here, huh?

You're welcome here. We've been through sexual abuse, and through various distances on our respective recoveries. I hope seeing that we're here and you're welcome will make you feel a little safer as you work on your own recovery.

Come out of the cold.

Joe

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"Telemachos, your guest is no discredit to you. I wasted no time in stringing the bow, and I did not miss the mark. My strength is yet unbroken…"—The Odyssey, translated by W.H.D. Rouse

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#14057 - 09/24/03 11:56 PM Re: a little nervous
martin Offline
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MaleSurvivor

Registered: 06/08/03
Posts: 229
Loc: The Good Earth
Kip,

Welcome to MS. It can be a little intimidating to post here at first but it gets easier. It can also be a wonderful help in your recovery.

Hope you find much healing among the good men here on this site.

Peace,

Aaron

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Its times like these we learn to live again,
Its times like these we give & give again,
Its times like these we learn to love again,
Its times like these time & time again.
-The Foo Fighters

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