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#425083 - 02/12/13 10:16 PM struggle8
strugglelife Offline

Registered: 02/12/13
Posts: 5
Loc: Ireland
Hi I'm new here - having read some of the data on homepage I felt it might be a palce for me to see if there are shared daily struggles etc

#425095 - 02/12/13 10:48 PM Re: struggle8 [Re: strugglelife]
SamV Offline

Registered: 12/13/09
Posts: 5972
Loc: Sunnny, South East USA
Welcome struggle,

Supporters and survivors alike suffer from daily struggles, insecurities and frustration.

Thank you for registering, I hope you find the relief you are looking for within these pages. Share, post, reply and support!

MaleSurvivor Moderator Emeritus 2012 - 2014

#425099 - 02/12/13 10:59 PM Re: struggle8 [Re: SamV]
strugglelife Offline

Registered: 02/12/13
Posts: 5
Loc: Ireland
Thank you - I am already feeling a little less isolated - and thanks for the GET A HUG link - it's so true and I have tears in my eyes- It appears it is true what I have read , on this site, that people really can "get it" and me !

#425102 - 02/12/13 11:14 PM Re: struggle8 [Re: strugglelife]
peroperic2009 Offline

Registered: 10/09/11
Posts: 3866
Loc: South-East Europe
Hello Struggle welcome to MaleSurvivor!
You are not alone! There are 11.000 members here and we all more or less are in same boots.
We are here to give support to each other.
Please feel like at home and share with us your struggles, problems,but also joys and whatever you like wink

My story

#425123 - 02/13/13 04:04 AM Re: struggle8 [Re: strugglelife]
pbert53 Offline
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Registered: 10/26/09
Posts: 576
Loc: Washington, USA
Hello again strugglelife,

Yes, we share daily struggles and successes.

We will listen in our own way and with our own experiences. That may mean that someone might say something that might offend or hurt you. Please try to read the intent and not the context at times.

We are all at different levels and places in our recovery, so some may not be able to tell you something in a non-abrasive way. i am not trying to scare you or anything like that, just hope your experiences here are all good, but sometimes it doesn't happen.

Take care man.


If you cannot control what happens to you, you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.

~ adapted from: Sri Ram

#425198 - 02/13/13 08:44 PM Re: struggle8 [Re: pbert53]
strugglelife Offline

Registered: 02/12/13
Posts: 5
Loc: Ireland
Hey Paul - Thank you very much for the lovely reply and the advice re; messages etc.
Think i might edit my profile to say a little more about the struggles etc.


#425257 - 02/14/13 12:41 PM Re: struggle8 [Re: strugglelife]
Jude Offline

Registered: 08/09/12
Posts: 1633
Loc: New England
Welcome Strugglelife!

You are among friends who have had experiences and feelings similar to your own. You'll find that as you read posts that other men have put up here. We come from all over, all walks of life, all ages. Gay, straight, and all shades in between. But we all share this common bond of survival from childhood sexual abuse.

I hope you are able to use this site as a catalyst for healing. We're always here for you and we've got your back.

I will remember you
Will you remember me?
Don't let your life pass you by
Weep not for the memories
Sarah McLachlan


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