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#391215 - 03/28/12 10:20 PM Introducing myself
spw1 Offline


Registered: 03/28/12
Posts: 1
hi guys,
I just wanted to say hello. I need to start addressing this, I am 44. I was sexually abused by my sisters, and spousidified by by my mother. It has been a tough road. I know why I didn't address this before with consistent therapy for a support group, because it is counter intuitive to have to walk into this dimension. It doesn't feel safe, but I know it is necessary. It is also necessary to embrace my gay identity, which has been difficult.
thanks

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#391225 - 03/28/12 11:10 PM Re: Introducing myself [Re: spw1]
Mountainous Buck Offline
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Registered: 12/15/09
Posts: 1631
Loc: Minnesota
Hey spw

Welcome to MaleSurvivor and the start of healing the damage and reclaiming yourself. My mother was emotionally incestuous as well-and I have fought to reject that energy and abuse as well as the outright abuse.

THis is a place to build, strengthen and heal-make use Use of ALL the pages on this site and the articles and books mentioned here and elsewhere. Get your bearings and find safe support that feels right.

I'm glad u r here!
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We have to take responsibility for what we're not responsible for.

�It doesn't matter where you've come from,
It matters where you go" Frank Turner

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#391267 - 03/29/12 04:02 AM * [Re: Mountainous Buck]
Smalltown80sBoy Offline
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Registered: 03/26/12
Posts: 2217
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Edited by Smalltown80sBoy (04/28/13 08:53 PM)

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#391278 - 03/29/12 04:57 AM Re: Introducing myself [Re: Smalltown80sBoy]
peroperic2009 Offline
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Registered: 10/09/11
Posts: 3842
Loc: South-East Europe
Hi SPW and welcome to MS!
You are at right place to address all those issues, I'm sorry to hear that you were abused.
Feel at home here and share as much as possible.
Look for all resources available, there are a lot of things at our disposal: chat, chat group sessions called - Healing circle, books etc.
Here is the link to "What we offer" thread:
http://www.malesurvivor.org/board/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=282443&an=72#Post282443
Be Well!
Pero


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#391315 - 03/29/12 08:36 AM Re: Introducing myself [Re: peroperic2009]
philistine Offline
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Registered: 04/27/09
Posts: 212
Loc: Oregon
Welcome,
I never really know what to say in these welcome messages...but there are some amazing people here that want to listen to you and do believe you.
Take your time, get to feel at home (well, sorta) let your hair down and tell us whats on your mind.
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"No price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself" - Nietzsche

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#391333 - 03/29/12 10:25 AM Re: Introducing myself [Re: spw1]
Forexpreneur Offline


Registered: 02/08/12
Posts: 141
Loc: Uranus (hell no not yours. lol...
welcome spw1. I hope this board becomes a fruitful part of your healing journey brother. I certainly have grown tremendously and have healed much since joining.

Alex

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#391391 - 03/29/12 07:08 PM Re: Introducing myself [Re: Forexpreneur]
Chase Eric Offline
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Registered: 10/25/10
Posts: 2712
Originally Posted By: Forexpreneur
I hope this board becomes a fruitful part of your healing journey brother.

It will be especially fruitful here, being that this is the Gay/Bi/Trans Survivor forum. Seriously, though - don't forget to also introduce yourself in the Introductions forum smile . While the issues can be tinted differently for those who identify as gay or straight, the general MS community - by and large - is a very open and sharing one. At least I have found that to be true for me.

MS is a wonderful place with some amazing people. Welcome and continue to share.
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#391521 - 03/30/12 04:31 PM Re: Introducing myself [Re: Chase Eric]
lapchinj Offline
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Registered: 06/07/11
Posts: 1481
Loc: New York
Peace,Rainbows & Healing


Edited by lapchinj (03/18/13 01:06 AM)
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#391557 - 03/31/12 02:26 AM Re: Introducing myself [Re: lapchinj]
petercorbett Offline
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Registered: 07/27/08
Posts: 2509
Loc: TEXAS
My, fraternal brother,spw.

Welcome to MS. here you will receive compassion, understanding, love & hope, from your brothers (fraternal) & friends (in pain).

We all have been there. We have been into the depths of our soul & hell too.

We will hear your cries. We will help in your fears & share in your tears.

You have taken a giant step coming here and just inroducing yourself. As you can see you have a lot of company in this forum, and all the others.

Welcome aboard, my fraternal brother,spw, wishing you well in healing. You are on your way.

"I will take that lost boys hand, and i will lead him from the depths of darkness, into the sunshine, forever into eternity." As he is me.

Heal well, my brothers, heal well.

Pete..Irishmoose.
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A very humble alumni of the WOR Dahlonega, GA.
May 15-17 2009, Alta, Sep. 2009. Sequoia, 2010.
Hope Springs, 2010.


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