How can we learn to nurture hope over fear?
On the progress we’ve made serving male survivors and debunking the myths of childhood sexual abuse.
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.
At a seminar titled “When Someone You Love Was Abused,” Cecil Murphey discovers profound answers to brave questions.
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.
Cecil Murphey offers some powerful insights into how women cope with the ways in which the men they love cope.
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.
Survivors of sexual abuse can’t simply flip the shame button to the off position. If only it were that easy…
As if we did not have enough reason to commit ourselves to the critical work of 1in6, we can now add this: we are dedicating 2014 to the memory of our dear, dear friend, Heidi Sommer.
There doesn’t have to be a second or tenth time. The damage occurred and our innocence was shattered.
20 years after his 16-year-old sister was murdered, Bill Pozzobon found himself interviewing for a job in violence prevention and ended up tackling the boys’ code as enemy number one.
Despite predictions otherwise, don’t expect a major political sea change this year.
Gender as an excuse for behaviour has become too common in dealing with personal criticism in a general and stereotypical way.
As about-to-be parents, Matthew Osgood reveals how he and his wife had a day of their life sucked away.
Two guys walk into a bar. One of them orders a cosmo…
In the wake of the devastating and brutal murder of journalist James Foley, Arsalan Iftikhar explains how ISIS’s actions are not reflective of Islam.
Dr. Bill Cloke explains the science behind teens making bad decisions, and how that can be dangerous.
Kristin Carmichael explains how apologies, gifts, promises, and better behavior are not the end of abuse but part of the cycle that keeps victims trapped.
It’s easy to daydream about the goals of a future society, but I think the only way we can accomplish those goals is through education and discussion. Part of that education is unlearning.
Kozo Hattori explains how and why he is getting his sons back in touch with nurturing physical contact.
I remember when video surfaced of Nega Agha-Soltan dying from a gunshot wound during the 2009 Iranian election protests. The sight of a screen-cap taken from it was enough to affect me for days.
A skilled and proud coach shares the details of success for his little league baseball team.
Allan Mott quickly discovered that the average middle-of-the-night customer at a sex shop isn’t a creep, but just a normal lonely guy.
You’ve heard it before, but here’s how to use the power of words to make it more effective. Because the last thing you need is another monkey on your back.
Charles J. Orlando points out the flaws in a popular movie genre.
Emotions don’t respond to pain the way the body does. Understanding that can prevent a ton of heartache.
Seth Trent explains how the suburban fantasy is moving aside to allow for a different definition of success.