About 1in6

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.

Courage and Accountability

The Ongoing Challenge to the Men who Lead the Catholic Church.

Speaking Truth to Shame

Men Choosing to Suffer in Silence No Longer

The Mechanics of Inner Healing: It’s Individual

The secret to inner healing is as unique as you might expect. It all depends on you.

Serving Men Who Experienced Sexual Abuse

New Understandings About Men’s Role

The Cancer No One Talks About

Central to healing boyhood sexual abuse, is the curative power of love and validation.

We Were There

Understanding the path to Vulnerability

Making Things Whole for Cambodian Men: Combining All The Steps in Healing

Rick Goodwin attempts to heal men’s soul wounds: the bleeding of their hearts, the psychic suffering. He works to lay to rest ghosts that do not sleep, ghosts originating from unfathomable sources of pain.

Those Flashbacks: Another Step Toward Healing

When our healing has taken place, we no longer need those painful reminders. This author shows us how.

When Healing Is Boring: Supporting Support for Men

Reconnection, testimony…boring? These are just some of the ways to describe men’s healing, and Rick Goodwin shows us how.

Difficult Conversations: Raising Awareness on Campus with 1BlueString

1 in 6 men have survived childhood sexual abuse. By reaching out to them in college, 1BlueString helps them start recovery early.

Finding Supportive Communities

How to share experiences to enhance understanding.

I’m Lonely: Taking Risks, Finding Balance

Matt, a 51-year-old farmer and an online friend, sent me an email about his intense loneliness.

Are you Turning Cartwheels Looking for Happiness in Others?

Motive makes all the difference.

Learning How to Talk About Your Assault

Identify what you want from others

Don’t Forgive!

When You’re Hurt, Feel It!

It Happens to Boys

Creating safe places to talk about childhood sexual abuse