Why We Tell Our Story and How It Liberates Us

Telling our story of abuse does not erase it, but it is part of the work that is needed to heal.

The Man Behind Daddy

Yes, children grow up and become survivors, says Rachel Bledsoe. But if you hurt us enough, you lose the privilege of being called “Daddy”.

Charles Blow: “Up From Pain,” Sex Abuse, and Bisexuality

In his memoir, New York Times’ Op-Ed Columnist Charles M. Blow revealed not only his own startling truths, but some truths we all need to examine.

My Father Beat Me For Not Being a Racist

He didn’t know why his father wanted MLK dead, and he didn’t know what the KKK was. But he knew his father was a racist, and he wasn’t going to be like him.

As We Start our Family Tree

Elisabeth Corey shares about how her children will not know holidays that are filled with extended family.

Victor Rivers is Not a Woman

The former Dolphins player smashes stereotypes of men and boys as victims of domestic violence.

Healing From Abuse – Roads to Recovery

David Pittman reviews some of the therapeutic options for recovery from sexual abuse—from the traditional to the experimental.

The Violence of Homelessness: A Young Male Survivor’s Story [Trigger warning]

W.R.R. escaped his father’s child sex ring only to endure the horrors of homelessness: illness, starvation, and yet more sexual violence. How does this survivor find meaning in his life today?

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Violence and Victimization: Stereotypes of Dangerous Men

Are male survivors of abuse more likely to become violent, themselves?

A Man Ought to Know How to Handle Something Like This

Bullying doesn’t always stop when childhood ends.