Newest Members
Max1969, rogpsm, physicsfriend, GreyGrackle, Super Conductor
13385 Registered Users
Today's Birthdays
casey (48), flaredsoul (34), Madcap (32), susie24 (62)
Who's Online
7 registered (Jer, kylew, HBUL, CafeMan, 2 invisible), 72 Guests and 2 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
13,385 Registered Members
76 Forums
69,404 Topics
483,414 Posts

Most users ever online: 418 @ 07/02/12 07:29 AM
Topic Options
#424641 - 02/07/13 06:39 PM Sexual Abuse Memoir
bec Offline

Registered: 10/03/02
Posts: 187
Loc: chicagoland area
hello men:

i came across a great personal story on sexual abuse. i'll list it here:

Harper's magazine, January 2013, page 41, Barry Lopez, "Sliver of sky, Confronting the trauma of sexual abuse."

it is a powerful piece. i hope it benefits you.


#424968 - 02/11/13 02:54 PM Re: Sexual Abuse Memoir [Re: bec]
AndrewT Offline

Registered: 09/12/11
Posts: 25
Loc: Seattle, WA
Thanks bec - its very interesting.

An NPR interview with the author and the full text of the article is available at
I will be patient with myself and let myself heal from my abuse according Gods plan and not my own.

“You can get the child out of abuse, but getting the abuse out of the child is a different ball game.”

My story:

#425050 - 02/12/13 11:46 AM Re: Sexual Abuse Memoir [Re: AndrewT]
txb Offline

Registered: 02/03/13
Posts: 397
I read the radio interview transcript a couple of weeks ago. I really liked what he said about why kids don't tell. Mostly the first question anyone I've ever told has asked me is "why didn't you tell?" Like its so simple to do.


Moderator:  ModTeam, TJ jeff 

I agree that my access and use of the MaleSurvivor discussion forums and chat room is subject to the terms of this Agreement. AND the sole discretion of MaleSurvivor.
I agree that my use of MaleSurvivor resources are AT-WILL, and that my posting privileges may be terminated at any time, and for any reason by MaleSurvivor.