Sometimes Trauma Resurfaces When We’re Best Ready to Cope With It

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“But why did it surface now?” I asked myself that question many times during the first year of my struggle with the molestation.

Sexual Violence: It Really is a Men’s Issue

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Conversations about sexual violence relegate men to two roles: Bystander or Perpetrator. It’s time to add the third role: Survivor.

The Invisible Fist of Verbal Abuse

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The adage, “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me,” is challenged by this gut-wrenching recount of a childhood gone completely awry.

The Power of the Personal in Politics

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With our voices united we could turn stories from male survivors of childhood sexual abuse into action.

“Forgiveness is not a verb, but a place that one gradually arrives at after internal work.”

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This is a comment by Drew on the post “Why Forgiving Others Makes Life Better For You”.

“My deepest thanks to the Sandusky accusers most, and also to everyone else involved.”

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This is a comment by W.R.R. on the post “Viral Thank-You Letter to the Sandusky Survivors”.