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 … Continue reading When the Victim is Male
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 … Continue reading We Keep Coming Back to One Conclusion
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 The list seems to go on indefinitely. While a few of … Continue reading Men Can Reclaim Life After Childhood Sexual Abuse
What you might call "clutter," I call obstacles to truly living.