The UN’s recent reports on the treatment of children in Syria and in the Roman Catholic Church revealed some of the despicable acts committed against boys that are part of a disturbing and hidden global trend.
Understanding the path to Vulnerability
Matt, a 51-year-old farmer and an online friend, sent me an email about his intense loneliness.
Focusing on anger to find peace
It’s possible to break free from the “Don’t Cry” mantra
Author and survivor Cecil Murphey is reusing pain to help others.
A survivor recalls the experience of telling his family about his childhood abuse.
At a seminar titled “When Someone You Love Was Abused,” Cecil Murphey discovers profound answers to brave questions.
Cecil Murphey offers some powerful insights into how women cope with the ways in which the men they love cope.
Survivors of sexual abuse can’t simply flip the shame button to the off position. If only it were that easy…
There doesn’t have to be a second or tenth time. The damage occurred and our innocence was shattered.
“But why did it surface now?” I asked myself that question many times during the first year of my struggle with the molestation.
Cecil Murphey, a sex abuse survivor, offers a moving meditation about what he’s learned on the path to healing.
Cecil Murphey, the adult, acknowledges the child who experienced childhood sexual abuse. He describes a cathartic inner dialogue between the adult survivor and the wounded inner child.
When it comes to healing, silence often speaks more eloquently than the cleverest words.
Cecil Murphey believes that once you can start talking about it, you become an instrument of your own healing.