When the Victim is Male

In light of this month’s emphasis on suicide prevention, all need to be aware of the trauma associated with child sexual abuse for both boys and girls. Abuse affects more than one moment in time; it changes the direction of the victim’s lifetime. The victim may be a survivor in adulthood, but there is more to child sexual abuse (CSA) than what the ridiculous mandate … Continue reading When the Victim is Male

We Keep Coming Back to One Conclusion

No matter the type of relationship you are in; no matter what circumstance you are in; no matter the belief system from which you come, LOVE is always the answer. Our creator, whom we call God, is in His very essence, love. When we choose love, we choose God. When we choose God, we choose Christ, the physical manifestation of love. So in your struggles, … Continue reading We Keep Coming Back to One Conclusion

Men Can Reclaim Life After Childhood Sexual Abuse

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Approximately 1 in 6 men are sexually abused as children in the United States (image: courtesy of freeimages.us.com)

Men who have experienced childhood sexual abuse commonly share these adult symptoms and more:

  • Confusion
  • Trust issues
  • Relationship boundary issues
  • Depression
  • Need to self-medicate
  • Fear of intimacy
  • Risky/promiscuous behaviors
  • Contemplation/attempts of suicide
  • Food aversions
  • Claustrophobia
  • Anxiety
  • Eating disorders
  • Physical pains and sensations
  • Nausea
  • Headaches

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