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#458604 - 01/14/14 06:22 PM A synapsis
Greg56 Offline

Registered: 01/10/14
Posts: 48
Loc: Upstate NY
I'm 57yr old. I was a victim of incest from the age of 8-13, raped by roommate at 18 while in the AF. and molested by my Dr. at age 27.


Edited by Greg56 (01/21/14 12:13 PM)

#458605 - 01/14/14 06:47 PM Re: A synapsis [Re: Greg56]
Ever-fixed Mark Offline

Registered: 01/02/10
Posts: 732
Loc: United States

Welcome to MaleSurvivor where we're glad you found us, but saddened you needed to.

I'm so sorry for the multiple episodes of abuse you've experienced and for the impact it's had on your life. Remember to take some slow deep breaths and share what you are comfortable with at your own pace.

I hope this place, and we fellow survivors, can be a part of your healing journey.


Everybody here's got a story to tell
Everybody's been through their own hell
There's nothing too special about getting hurt
Getting over it, that takes the work

- "Duck and Cover" by Glen Phillips

#458610 - 01/14/14 07:46 PM Re: A synapsis [Re: Greg56]
victor-victim Offline

Registered: 09/27/03
Posts: 6300
Loc: 𝒪 𝒦anada
glad to have you on board.
hope you find hope and healing through these shared posts.
wishing you well.


#458615 - 01/14/14 09:21 PM Re: A synapsis [Re: Greg56]
Jude Offline

Registered: 08/09/12
Posts: 1633
Loc: New England
Welcome Greg,

Lots of us middle-agers here finally dealing with it. You're not alone. Glad you're in therapy. It can help alot. So can MS. Take what works for you and leave the rest.

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

#458626 - 01/14/14 11:18 PM Re: A synapsis [Re: Greg56]
WriterKeith Offline

Registered: 12/30/10
Posts: 980
Loc: California
Several similarities in our stories, Greg, as well as our birth year.

Glad you found MS; you're in safe and good company here.
I have taken to the stand-up comedy stage to educate other male survivors and those who try to love them. I blog about my isolated religious upbringing where physical and sexual abuse were commonplace and I serve as a facilitator of a weekly support group for men who have suffered sexual assault.

#458641 - 01/15/14 08:06 AM Re: A synapsis [Re: Greg56]
manofwisdom Offline

Registered: 02/03/12
Posts: 23
Loc: Minnesota, USA

Welcome to Male Survivor. My heart goes out to you. You are a brave man to deal with your past and I admire you. Hope we can be a support to you as you go forward. If you need a listening ear, I am here for you.

Blessings and peace, Jerry

#458643 - 01/15/14 08:33 AM Re: A synapsis [Re: Greg56]
CafeMan Offline

Registered: 03/18/13
Posts: 162
Loc: Chicago

Welcome! I'm so sorry for your abuse that occurred throughout your life. I hope this site helps you heal through the various posts and chat. It's been great chatting with you, and I hope we may continue further! Have a great and healing time on this site!




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