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#458869 - 01/18/14 06:52 AM Hi. I'm pretty new to all this.
insideoutnow Offline

Registered: 01/15/14
Posts: 1
Loc: Sacramento, California
I didn't get to deal with what happened to me as a boy until recently. This past summer, in fact. I saw it as a movie. Now that I feel it, it feels as if I am being turned inside-out, hence the user name. I believe I can work through it some, with help, though I didn't at first. But I'm starting to. There's help, and people who know better than me. The main thing for me is breaking the silence and finding my own words. I've never dared do this before. Thanks for being here, you guys. You being "out" about these matters helps give me courage. I guess you just do the best you can.
I was always told to grow up. I just wish at some point it had ever been safe to be a kid. I.O.N.

#458870 - 01/18/14 07:07 AM Re: Hi. I'm pretty new to all this. [Re: insideoutnow]
Jude Offline

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

You are on the right track. We all just do the best we can....and keep pursuing our goal: healing. Keep in touch.

Be well,

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

#458878 - 01/18/14 04:04 PM Re: Hi. I'm pretty new to all this. [Re: insideoutnow]
victor-victim Offline

Registered: 09/27/03
Posts: 6387
Loc: 𝒪 𝒦anada
glad to hear you get to deal with it finally.

i am OUT.


welcome to


#458924 - 01/19/14 04:56 AM Re: Hi. I'm pretty new to all this. [Re: insideoutnow]
kcinohio Offline

Registered: 06/06/12
Posts: 512
Loc: Ohio
Hey insideoutnow, thanks for the introduction. Hope you find some healing here.

#459090 - 01/21/14 05:13 PM Re: Hi. I'm pretty new to all this. [Re: insideoutnow]
DavoSwim Offline

Registered: 02/06/13
Posts: 397
Loc: Midwest

Congratulations on having the courage to tell your story. Your story is similar to what others have experienced, but at the same time, everyone's story is unique. Good luck to you. For me, joining this site has been a good move, and I hope you find it healing and supportive as well.

Again, good luck

#459137 - 01/22/14 05:22 AM Re: Hi. I'm pretty new to all this. [Re: insideoutnow]
Czaesar72 Offline

Registered: 04/24/10
Posts: 211
Loc: California, USA
Welcome Insideout! Yes, there is healing in speaking up. I wish you well in your journey to healing. You have have come to a good place for that; don't be afaraid to ask question and vent as I'm sure many here would be more than happy to walk along with you.
A very grateful Alumni of the Level I WoR Sequoia 2011, Ben Lohmond, CA, USA
and Advanced WoR Alta 2011, Alta, UT, USA.

The strength of a man isn't in the weight he can lift; it is the burdens he can understand and overcome.


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