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Fort Refuge - Abuse Survivors Chat and Forums

Welcome to the Fort Refuge - Abuse Survivors Chat and Forums.

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    1. Please read, might save all of us frustration and answer your basic questions about the Fort. Everyone can view this folder, including guests.

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    2. Important announcements from moderators regarding site-wide issues or changes.

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    3. Post your questions, feedback, ideas, concerns, etc regarding the site. Someone will respond shortly. Please take a minute to browse previous threads first - most questions were already answered. We also have most Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) link at the top of forums.

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    4. Welcome! Post a hey, talk to others, browse around some icebreakers, lets get to know each other. Feel free to share as much or as little about yourself as you wish - we respect your boundaries :)

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    5. Info on weekly hosted chats, Fort parties, Fort history, - anything you want to know about the community, or anything you want to add to it. We have some beautiful imagery in this folder. Dedicated to Joey.

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      1. Siren

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    6. Light conversations between members on topics not related to abuse. Recipes, knitting patterns, funny joke you heard, picture of your new pair of shoes - share it with us! Posts made here do not add to your post count, but are a great way to socialize!

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      1. Jane

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    7. This folder is open to visitors - anyone can post a question or a comment here, and our members might respond. All posts are moderated, naturally, to prevent spam.

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      1. Siren

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    1. Abusive partner? Narcissistic mom? Bully at work/school? Whether you need validation, support, insight, or simply found an interesting article on the subject of emotional abuse - post here.

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    2. Let's work together to heal from this nightmare. Post your story, thoughts, facts you've discovered, questions for other people who went through this - anything at all related to the painful topic of domestic violence.

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    3. Reach out to other people who went through this horror. Let's share our struggles, our hopes, our healing efforts.

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    4. Break the silence. As children, many of us were unable to speak about what was happening. Now we can. Topics on any type of abuse inflicted on a child belong here: emotional, physical, sexual, neglect.

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    5. Please use caution when reading, as folder may contain triggery content. When posting, please try to avoid extra graphic descriptions of what happened. Folder is only visible to members of the group, due to sensitive nature of topic.

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    6. Though male survivors are welcome in each of our folders, this one is specifically for male survivor topics.

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    7. While we all post bits and pieces here and there, writing down the whole story at once can be a therapeutic/healing/liberating experience. Share your story with other members of this private group. Naturally, posts may contain strong content.

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    1. Creative writings by abuse survivors. Highly graphic works belong in the social group "Inner Expressions".

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    2. Letters to anyone and about anything: healing, love, strength, or any content you would like to share, but please note that this is *NOT* a "rant" folder.

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    3. We all need to let off the steam once in a while and get hugs in return - abuse naturally causes a lot of raw feelings. May contain strong language, enter at your own risk :)

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    4. Let's come together to figure out how to work through these painful emotions that we all struggle with once in a while. Post your questions, interesting articles you found, helpful tricks you discovered, or simply your struggles with these feelings.

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      1. Tasha1701D

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      1. Shame & Guilt,
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    5. Just join the group, start a thread, and post away - journaling is therapeutic. If you wish to comment on someone's journal entry - please use a separate thread unless the person specifically asked otherwise.

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    1. Practical steps we take to take charge and feel good again. What works, what doesn't, how do we overcome obstacles in mastering activities of daily living, helpful meditation techniques, new years resolutions, 100 things to do before I die, - anything that helps you put your life back on track.

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      1. Manya

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    2. Past abuse can certainly impact our current relationships. We might struggle with trust, boundaries, communication, or any other aspect that makes a relationship healthy and pleasurable. Post your struggles, questions, discoveries, interesting articles you found, or anything else relevant to relationships in the folders below.

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    3. Place to discuss your struggles, insights, thoughts, and feelings regarding religion. Please note though - ALL religions and beliefs are welcome here. Fort is a multicultural community, please respect all of our members.

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      1. Manya

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    4. Articles on various topics related to survival from abuse. Posted directly on our site. Everyone can view, including guests.

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    1. Anything that has to do with Therapy, Counseling, PDocs. Struggles with transference, article on when to terminate, your opinion on EMDR, new meds you're on - let's discuss it here.

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      1. weepingwillow

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    2. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is very common among abuse survivors. Post about your struggles with any PTSD symptoms such as flashbacks, avoidance, hypervigilance, etc.

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      1. weepingwillow

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    3. Everyone is welcome: lils, middles, bigs, non-humans, etc, and topics can range anywhere from internal communication to money management within the system. If it has to do with Dissociative Issues - post it here.

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    4. Doing harmful things to one's body is not uncommon among abuse survivors. We hear your pain. Post your struggles, victories, insights, and questions here - but please refrain from extra graphic descriptions...

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    5. Discussions & articles on various psychiatric conditions. Please remain non-judgemental, even when discussing sociopaths, and please keep the discussions constructive. Post in Rants if you need to rant :)

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    1. Let's talk about good things in life - share good news, post interesting youtubes for craft projects, cartoons, fun stories or games for kids. Talk of positive things that help you cope, bring smile to your face, and make your life better :)

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      1. Tasha1701D

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    2. Post about your struggles, confusions, questions, ponderings, hard topics you'd like to discuss with other kids on Fort. We all struggle sometimes, it's good to reach out for help :)

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    3. Place for kids under 13 who got keys to discuss anything they like, in private, including but not limited to their weekly chat. Only kids and moderators have access to this folder, no grownups here.

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    4. Things we discuss in weekly hosted Youth Chat for DID youth under 13. Updated weekly.

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 Latest Library Articles:

11-01-2013 - New And Improved Bookstore - bunch of books for/by abuse survivors - self-help, memoirs, etc.
10-24-2013 - Living With Agoraphobia - Excerpts from a journal of an abuse survivor who struggles with agoraphobia, but is making progress
10-04-2013 - Unrealistic Expectations - new poem by Deannagaige
09-22-2013 - Recovering From A Breakdown - Series of 6 articles on practical things we can do to get better after an emotional crisis, climb out of depression, and have a happier, more productive life.
09-19-2013 - Dealing With A Passive-Aggressive Manipulator - Article explaining what is passive-aggression, who engage in it and why, and 8 tips on how to handle it

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