Why Not Deal With It Now?

I was interested in a post by Cecil Murphy over on the 1in6 website, and as I was reading it, I was saddened by the first paragraph. Recently, I read an in-progress master’s thesis on male sexual abuse. The writer’s research said that most men don’t deal with their abuse until they’re middle-aged—late 30s to…

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Messages

Recently I had a chance conversation with another survivor of abuse. We were talking about the lasting effects of abuse and she was sharing with me how things she was told by her abuser have stuck with her over the years. I think we all know people just like her. People who were told at…

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Penn State And Doing The Right Thing

By now I’m sure most of you are familiar with the recent charges brought against former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky, as well as charges of perjury and failure to report against Penn State officials. If you aren’t familiar with the details, you can read them here, although they are quite disturbing. When I…

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Sept. Carnival and Another Link

Lots going on this weekend in the online survivor community. If you’re not out enjoying the weather, or watching some football, there’s plenty of good stuff to read and think about. First up, Dan has the Inner Child Edition of the Blog Carnival Against Child Abuse up. There’s quite a bit of good stuff linked…