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Logging On to Healing – A New Resource for Men Who Experienced Childhood Sexual Abuse: 1in6 Thursdays on the Joyful Heart Foundation Blog

I received an email from a long-time 1in6 staff person this past Tuesday that simply said: ‘It is truly a remarkable accomplishment we’ve achieved this evening.’ They were correct on a couple of fronts, and I could not be more proud. The accomplishment was the launch of the new 1in6 Online Peer SupportGroup (PSG) that we… Learn more »

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We Are Survivors: 1in6 Thursdays on the Joyful Heart Foundation Blog

Early in my healing process, I read an online article. I’ve long forgotten the title and the author; however, one statement went something like this: There is nothing wrong with us; something wrong was done to us. Those words stayed inside my mind and heart for a long time. Perhaps one reason is because I… Learn more »

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The Weeks Leading up to Pope Francis: 1in6 Thursdays on the Joyful Heart Foundation Blog

The weeks leading up to Pope Francis’ arrival in the U.S. have been filled with anticipation about the pronouncements and positions of a man many see as a radical reformer of the Catholic Church. For those of us who were sexually abused as children and adults by Catholic clergy, the hope so many others feel… Learn more »

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Speaking Truth to Shame: 1in6 Thursdays on the Joyful Heart Foundation Blog

“…I guess, start at the beginning…” That’s how the recently-premiered Bristlecone video starts, and what a moving and powerful 90 minutes the presentation was. The Bristlecone Project celebrates the courage of a growing number of male survivors of sexual abuse who defy the stigma and renounce the shame that have for so long silenced men who… Learn more »

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Online SupportGroup Every Tuesday & Wednesday

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