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Will You be Watching the Super Bowl? 1in6 Thursdays on the Joyful Heart Foundation Blog

Last year, 115 million men and women tuned in to watch the Super Bowl. If the audience for Super Bowl XLIX is anything like 2014, among those watching the “big game” could be as many as nine and a half million men who had unwanted or abusive sexual experiences in childhood. That’s nine and a… Learn more »

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I’m Angry A Lot: 1in6 Thursdays on the Joyful Heart Foundation Blog

I met him at a writers’ conference and he showed me a book he had written. The writing wasn’t bad, but I paused from my reading to ask, “Why are you so enraged? You seem to be against everything.” He said nothing at first, but the tightness of his jaw told me. “I’m angry a… Learn more »

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The Emotional Pain Body, Part 2: 1in6 Thursdays on the Joyful Heart Foundation Blog

1in6 extends our thanks to guest blogger, Dr. Sam Alibrando. Although this post does not speak directly to the experiences of men who had unwanted or abusive sexual interactions in childhood, we felt the information he describes about the concept of “pain body” may be useful for many. For information and resources more specific to… Learn more »

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Researchers estimate that one in six men have been sexually assaulted or abused before age 18. So we were gratified to read this weekend’s Washington Post Outlook section, which exposes the persistent double standard for adult male survivors of teen sexual abuse by a female. These survivors are often mocked, doubted, ignored, or even congratulated. After all,… Learn more »

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Celebrating 8 Years of Service: 1in6 Thursdays on the Joyful Heart Foundation Blog

  We at 1in6 invite you join us and some of our original partners in celebrating our 8th Anniversary, today, January 8. In eight short years, 1in6 has established itself as a leading voice engaging individuals and organizations to enhance understanding about the far-reaching consequences of untreated childhood sexual abuse for men and for those… Learn more »

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