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If you’re a man whose life has been disrupted by unwanted or abusive sexual experiences, you’re not alone. We’re here to support you in your path to a happier, healthier future.

At least 1 in 6 men have been sexually abused or assaulted.

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Stories of Survivors

Everyone’s story is unique, but you may find that other men’s experiences shed light on your own.

  • “I can talk about it. It’s still really painful…but if I keep talking about it, something will click…”

  • “The Army gave me stripes. I got ‘em quick. But I knew I was hiding behind the stripes.”

  • Walter’s commitment to therapy, meditation and running have propelled him along his path of healing after a decade of sexual abuse as a child.

  • “I thought that was the best way to cope with it because I couldn’t tell anyone. I had made that decision.”

  • Religious faith has helped restore Raymond’s capacity to trust, and therefore to connect with others. In so doing it is healing the breach created by four years of sexual abuse.

  • “Being raped, being sexually abused, it’s a small snippet of my story. I have an amazing story.”

  • “My life is once again filled with light and promise. The darkness, fear, and shame are in my past. I am happy.”

  • “It happens to everybody from all walks of life […] You can have a great life, and there’s support, there’s people there who will help you.”

  • “Music is a heartbeat. It keeps me going. It moves me. It shapes me. It creates me. It is who I am.”

  • Abused by an uncle, but never disconnected from his family’s love, Julio found the strength and courage to forgive.

  • Tony’s love of acting, and the human connection he found through it, gave him a pathway to healing after he was abused by a mentor.

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