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1in6 Thursday: Will You Be Watching 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.
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Resolution 2015: Well-Being

This year, please join us in resolving to help the millions of men around the world who had unwanted or abusive sexual experiences in childhood to live healthier, happier lives.
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1in6 Thursday: Numb

Nothing in me is defective and I'm still healing.
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1in6 Thursday: Do-Overs

I have now made the choice to do my best to repair and rebuild myself into a whole and healthy person.
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1in6 Thursday: Decriminalizing Trauma

Both women and men can be triggered by current events to re-experience the well-known “fight, flight, or freeze” responses left over from childhood trauma. Years of trauma research has shown us that establishing safety and emotional connection are important components in healing from childhood abuse.
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1in6 Thursday: We Are All on the Same Team

October 16, 2014 | BY 1in6org | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >

Here on the east coast, the nights are getting crisp and the leaves are beginning to change. Fall means only one thing around here: football season. As a child growing up in a rural town, football was a central part of folks’ lives. Football culture defined what it meant to be a male. Back home, true American males embodied football. 

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1in6 Thursday: Finding Inspiration - Stalking the Bogeyman

October 9, 2014 | BY 1in6org | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >

In my work with 1in6, I’ve heard many men’s stories of trauma and recovery, each one unique. 

I’ll admit that when I first listened to David Holthouse’s startling declaration that he’d once planned to commit murder, I was a bit shocked. It would have been difficult then to imagine how his searing story of recovery from a childhood rape could be transformed into a play that would leave me feeling, not just moved, but inspired. 

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1in6 Thursday: What's the Difference?

Just accepting that the result of a sexual experience in childhood was “unwanted” is enough to start the process of reclaiming a healthy and happy life.”
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1in6 Thursday: Strength in Numbers

So I was particularly pleased last week to travel to State College, Pennsylvania to mingle with local supporters of the recently formed Peaceful Hearts Foundation, an organization founded by Matthew and Kim Sandusky to support those who experienced childhood sexual abuse.
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From 1in6: Progress in Pittsburgh!

My experience last week at the National Sexual Assault Conference (NSAC) in Pittsburgh convinced me there’s been a shift toward a widespread commitment to focus on helping the 1 in 6 men that have experienced childhood sexual abuse.
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