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    flying replied to the thread Shame.
    Thanks Josh, it does feel like a prison. I've been talking to the little boy me at times, telling myself things I needed to hear know...
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    flying replied to the thread Shame.
    Thanks Manipulated, I don't think it's something I can do now. It sounds really helpful, maybe it's something I can do in the future.
  • JayBro
    JayBro replied to the thread Troubles with Porn.
    Hey Jeff! ((HUGS)) I just saw your message now, so please forgive my late response! I am so terribly sorry for all your trauma. Your...
  • JayBro
    JayBro replied to the thread Not your fault.
    Hey Toad, Thank you for sharing with us your thoughts and your message for your fellow victim during those moments of abuse. For your...
  • traveler
    traveler posted the thread another connection in Off Topic.
    Ever since I can remember, I have had a strong dislike for having my picture taken – and especially posed photos while on vacation. On...
  • Visitor
    Visitor replied to the thread Shame.
    That's beautiful Josh... the 30 year old caring for the 11 year old. I have photos of myself as a child to remind me who exactly was...
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    wearytraveler replied to the thread Shame.
    Ben, Shame can be a prison, we can find our self inside it, then we try to escape it with addictions because at times those feel like...
  • manipulated
    manipulated replied to the thread Shame.
    Weekends of Recovery were part of MaleSurvivor but the therapist team formed Menhealing.org and that organization now runs the Weekends...
  • Gistin
    Gistin replied to the thread EMDR.
    I missed your response for whatever reason, yes, a welcome addition. Thanks @Ceremony
  • Visitor
    Visitor replied to the thread Talking with friends and family.
    A friend from OA asked this morning how I am doing and I said I'm attending to some early trauma and the process is unsettling. I...
  • bbats123
    As a follow up....no progress. At this point it feels too risky and I am in a very "untrusting" place right now. Freakin' miserable...
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    bbats123 replied to the thread Talking with friends and family.
    @Esterio the silence is so painful. Thats exactly how my wife deals w it when I tell her stuff. Just an empty stare; no expression of...
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    TJ jeff replied to the thread Mother Issues Day.
    Visitor said: I was eternally pulled to relieve her of her feelings, to brighten her day, to do things perfectly to avoid her anger. I...
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    SS - I'm going to spare you my story and just simply throw out a bit of advice that I hope is helpful to you - I highly recommend that...
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    flying replied to the thread Shame.
    Thanks SMC1972, it is a big thing for me too. As I grow I realize that shame has been with me for almost my whole life. I hate shame.
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