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.

The Long Road to Healing

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Will the Catholic Church seize the opportunity to create a safer world for kids?

Degrees of Child Abuse?

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One way to help survivors heal? Stop quantifying abuse.

Reusing Pain

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Author and survivor Cecil Murphey is reusing pain to help others.

Hope Wins! An Ancient Lesson About Overcoming Fear

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How can we learn to nurture hope over fear?

Men Opting In and Speaking Up

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Three male senators disclose their experiences of childhood sexual abuse.

Question: “ARE WE THERE YET?” Answer: “WE ARE ON OUR WAY.”

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On the progress we’ve made serving male survivors and debunking the myths of childhood sexual abuse.

Telling the Family

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A survivor recalls the experience of telling his family about his childhood abuse.

On Healing: Break Down Your Walls

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It still amazes Randy Ellison how much strength and peace can come from letting go.

Mending Fences: On Restoring Boundaries After Abuse

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It can be difficult to maintain safe boundaries while on the path of healing. Here are a few insights from Peter Pollard of 1in6.org.

Why Do I Have to Talk About My Abuse?

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At a seminar titled “When Someone You Love Was Abused,” Cecil Murphey discovers profound answers to brave questions.

The Link Between Triggers and Healing

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Randy Ellison on the nature of triggers, and how awareness of them can help nurture a survivor’s healing process.

Do You Apply Your Awareness To Your Inner Circle?

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To all the service providers and volunteers in the movement to end childhood sexual abuse and improve resources for the 19 million (and more) men dealing with it’s effects: keep teaching, keep talking, those closest to you are listening.

On Women Married to Men Who Were Molested

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Cecil Murphey offers some powerful insights into how women cope with the ways in which the men they love cope.

Recovery on Yellow Brick Road, Part 2

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Like so many men who experienced sexual abuse as boys, John was deeply confused by the experience. Here’s a metaphor for how he faced the sense of betrayal, boundary confusion and distrust.

You Don’t Need to Feel Ashamed

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Survivors of sexual abuse can’t simply flip the shame button to the off position. If only it were that easy…

Denim Day 2014 & The NO MORE Campaign — No Excuse & Never An Invitation

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Reflections on the social importance of #DenimDay.