Putting an end to sexual abuse.
The mission of 1in6 is to help men who have had unwanted or abusive sexual experiences in childhood live healthier, happier lives. 1in6′s mission also includes serving family members, friends, and partners by providing information and support resources on the web and in the community.
Healing from sexual abuse is very much like healing from any kind of trauma or abuse; it happens one day at a time.
Steve LePore, founder of 1in6, reflects on how his organization has impacted men and their wellbeing.
Remembering that you are not alone, Steve LePore discusses sexual abuse and the sense of shame still stigmatizing this tragedy.
Trying to recover from your trauma alone is a long slow road. But opening up to others can be a huge step towards healing.
I’m not sure of the source or when I first leaned the phrase, but this holiday season I find myself most grateful for the understanding that “healing is a process, not an event.”
Life can sometimes seem like a long road we no longer feel like walking. Randy Boyd tells us why to keep going.
“If we only knew how uniquely beautiful the finished puzzles of our lives will look, maybe we’d worry less about the pieces that, in the moment, don’t seem to fit.”