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I Was A Trafficked Boy

I remember a day when I was seven years old, where I sat in my bedroom chair in front of my parents; my mother was grabbing my shoulders and shaking me hard as she shouted in my face.  I had … Continue reading

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STD’s After Sexual Abuse; Forced To Keep The Secret

When I was 17 I lived through three hellish months, which involved excessive nightly itching the cause of which I finally realized (via the internet) was crabs.  This diagnosis meant that I could no longer ignore my problem but when … Continue reading

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When I Really Can’t: My Trauma, My Body, My Life

The past two weeks have been filled with flashbacks of newly uncovered memories that were very difficult to deal with.  I’ve had nightmares, lost sleep and entire days due to the pain as I worked through it and eventually figured … Continue reading

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The Horror of Cameras and the Chimera

Since confronting my ex-family my recovery work seems to have entered a new phase.  I’ve spent half-days heavily dissociating, curled up in bed, sometimes reacting compulsively as I uncover repressed memories of the abuse.  It isn’t really related to depression–I’m … Continue reading

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