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1in6 Thursday: Triggers

April 28, 2016 | BY 1in6org | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >
When I began to cope with my childhood molestation, the word trigger was a new concept for me.
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1in6 Thursday: What About Prevention?

April 21, 2016 | BY 1in6org | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >
Intervention or prevention—it’s complicated.
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1in6 Thursday: My Take on Forgiveness

April 7, 2016 | BY 1in6org | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >
What if I told you I believe I have the key to true happiness and freedom from resentments and anger towards the person who abused you? Then what if I told you that you held the key to that freedom and happiness within YOURSELF? Would you be willing to take a look at the path I discovered to those feelings?
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1in6 Thursday: Start by Believing

March 31, 2016 | BY 1in6org | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >
When I think about men who have had those experiences, I’m often reminded how the expectation of invulnerability that most cultures demand of males leaves many men feeling like they mustn’t ever reveal their victimization.
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1in6 Thursday: The Many Faces of Resilience

March 24, 2016 | BY 1in6org | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >
Resilience is a remarkable characteristic we humans possess.
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1in6 Thursday: Sexual Abuse of Men - Bringing the Issue to Times Square

Never in my wildest hopes would I have imagined sitting in a rental car, at the intersection of 45th and Broadway, watching an electronic billboard on the Viacom building announcing “NO MORE that doesn’t happen to guys,” “NO MORE he just needs to get over it,” “NO MORE we don’t talk about that,” and so on…
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1in6 Thursday: Partners in Healing

Both Trav and I can say that while child sex abuse will always color our shared life, it will never exclusively define either of us.
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1in6 Thursday: Standing in the Spotlight Without Shame

I already knew the story of the Boston Globe’s Spotlight team’s investigation of the Archdiocese of Boston’s cover-up of sexual abuse by scores of its priests. I knew most of the characters. I even caught a glimpse of the name of the priest who sexually abused me back in the mid-1960s. But what moved me most was two boys sitting near me in the theater of the Spotlight film recently.
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1in6 Thursday: Sexual Abuse and Healing - It Happens to Boys

January 28, 2016 | BY 1in6org | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >
On Monday November 2, 2015 I completed my book Healing the Man Within. A friend of mine asked me how long it took me to write the book. “Forty-six-years,” I told him. “It has been forty-six-years in the making.”
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1in6 Thursday: A Humbling Journey

January 21, 2016 | BY 1in6org | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >
It has been a remarkable to play a part in the rapidly expanded understanding of the importance of responding to the needs of men and boys who’ve experienced abuse and assault. And it’s been humbling realizing that the distance we've traveled has been in many ways in the shadow and on the shoulders of others who have gone before us.
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