Husbands: Are You a Prince or a Project?

I believe in marriage. I believe that marriage can only last when a couple works at repairing and maintaining it rather than abandoning it when life as a couple becomes difficult. Marriage is one of life's greatest blessings and rewards to me, but it still requires that I work at becoming a better husband all … Continue reading Husbands: Are You a Prince or a Project?

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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 … Continue reading When the Victim is Male

Men Can Reclaim Life After Childhood Sexual Abuse

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