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#500315 - 07/26/16 01:43 AM I joined today and want to say HI to you
dWite Offline


Registered: 07/25/16
Posts: 4
Loc: The Netherlands
I survived years of abuse. My therapist encourages me to join a support forum, so here I am, still shy....
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“There is freedom waiting for you,
On the breezes of the sky,
And you ask "What if I fall?"
Oh but my darling,
What if you fly?”
― Erin Hanson
http://thepoeticunderground.com/

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#500318 - 07/26/16 08:20 AM Re: I joined today and want to say HI to you [Re: dWite]
traveler Offline
Member
MaleSurvivor

Registered: 02/07/06
Posts: 3956
Loc: settling in the USA again
Welcome, dWite!

I hope your participation here will be as beneficial to you as mine has been to me. It is very reassuring to know that I am not alone, that others understand and that many have experienced what I have in the past and are now going through what I am in the present. I hope you will soon feel at home here.

Lee
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"My experience has shown me that I all too often tend to deny that which lies behind, but as I still believe, that which is denied cannot be healed." Brennan Manning, "All is Grace - A Ragamuffin Memoir"

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#500323 - 07/26/16 11:20 AM Re: I joined today and want to say HI to you [Re: dWite]
manipulated Offline
Member
MaleSurvivor

Registered: 09/25/14
Posts: 307
Loc: Great Lakes Wine Country
Welcome.

This place has helped me not only realize I am not alone but I am a victim and the secrecy, guilt and shame I carried for 40+ years belong to the perp not to me. Still internalizing all that but the support here is amazingly helpful as I process.

Many pasts are similar but everyone is unique. Don't fall into the trap of mine is worse or not so bad or whatever. The fact you are here proves you belong as much as anyone. Share only when and as you are comfortable. As Traveler said knowing you are NOT alone helps many of us every day and now you with us too.
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Feeling, Healing, Recovering.

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#500341 - 07/26/16 05:39 PM Re: I joined today and want to say HI to you [Re: dWite]
woodenshoes Offline


Registered: 06/04/14
Posts: 382
Welcome, wishing you success on your journey.

Ws

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#500359 - 07/27/16 01:37 AM Re: I joined today and want to say HI to you [Re: dWite]
dWite Offline


Registered: 07/25/16
Posts: 4
Loc: The Netherlands
Thank you all for the warm welcome.
When I am feeling more comfortable, I will tell more about myself
_________________________
“There is freedom waiting for you,
On the breezes of the sky,
And you ask "What if I fall?"
Oh but my darling,
What if you fly?”
― Erin Hanson
http://thepoeticunderground.com/

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#500362 - 07/27/16 08:43 AM Re: I joined today and want to say HI to you [Re: dWite]
WG Offline


Registered: 09/09/15
Posts: 101
Loc: WA
As the others have said, welcome dWite - and at the same time we understand the hurt and sorrow that brought you here. We all have our story, yet have a common thread as well. Speak to us when you feel you're willing and let us know how we can be of assistance - we are here to walk with you. For 50 plus years I carried this burden that was never mine to bear, yet it became my identity - and it should never have. I'm learning to untangle it all with my therapist - and you will, too. Give yourself time.

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#500366 - 07/27/16 12:25 PM Re: I joined today and want to say HI to you [Re: dWite]
devon46 Offline


Registered: 07/20/16
Posts: 38
welcome ,not only are you not alone ,your not the only newbie ,i just joined to

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#500386 - 07/28/16 01:41 PM Re: I joined today and want to say HI to you [Re: dWite]
zookeeper Offline


Registered: 05/14/16
Posts: 198
Loc: Ohio
Welcome sir. You are among some of the best guys in the world. I know you've found a good place to be.

Zookeeper
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Never mistake an intermission for the finale.

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#500445 - 07/31/16 06:57 AM Re: I joined today and want to say HI to you [Re: dWite]
dWite Offline


Registered: 07/25/16
Posts: 4
Loc: The Netherlands
Thank you all so much!
I feel very welcome...
_________________________
“There is freedom waiting for you,
On the breezes of the sky,
And you ask "What if I fall?"
Oh but my darling,
What if you fly?”
― Erin Hanson
http://thepoeticunderground.com/

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#500480 - 08/02/16 11:07 AM Re: I joined today and want to say HI to you [Re: dWite]
motmcd Offline


Registered: 08/15/12
Posts: 71
Loc: PA
Welcome aboard, dWite. I think you're going to like this place. It is an awesome community.

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