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Male Rape Victims Share Their Experience And It's Heartbreaking

Rape, a word usually associated with a crime against women, is something that men face too! Yes, men are raped too, a notion ridiculed by many. The patriarchal society wants the men to be macho and not speak of the problems they face, because that would make them seem week. In a society, where gender roles are prevalent, showing 'weakness' is a sign of being an inferior being.

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Male Rape Victims Share Their Experience And It's Heartbreaking

Male Rape Victims Share Their Experience And It's Heartbreaking

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No, I don't.

No, I don't.

No one knows except you know, what you want. Don't let anyone tell you otherwise.

Please, stop drinking.

Please, stop drinking.

When your own parents can't make you feel safe, how will the world do so?

No one must face this.

No one must face this.

Because boys must not hit girls, and boys who get hit by girls are not 'real men', that's exactly what the world teaches us.

Because not all rapists attack from behind.

Because not all rapists attack from behind.

No one has 'RAPIST' written across their face.

There are numerous ways of making sure silence prevails.

There are numerous ways of making sure silence prevails.

When people ask, why didn't you say anything, why didn't you raise your voice? They don't know the fear that haunts one.`

Yes, i will!

Yes, i will!

Few are the wounds that cant be healed over time.

A man screaming rape, is not as big an issue.

A man screaming rape, is not as big an issue.

Men cant be raped. Men are stronger. That's what the patriarchy tells us. Men are humans too, they are susceptible too!

How do you know? You haven't even tried it!

How do you know? You haven't even tried it!

Did you have to fall from a thousand meter cliff before you learnt it would kill you? Well, I know what I like, I don't need you telling me.

You are gay, a man raping you would be your dream!

You are gay, a man raping you would be your dream!

A gay man enjoying being raped by a man, is as likely as a straight woman enjoying it. I hope you get it now.

Women can't rape men!

Women can't rape men!

Rape is rape. Its victims are not bound by a gender, neither are the performers.

Because it stays with you.

Because it stays with you.

No one wants the fear to torment them forever, we all just want to forget all the bad.

Because somethings just cling to you.

Because somethings just cling to you.

Something worse than being raped is facing him on daily basis, and knowing that they are your family.

Fear, it's a strong thing.

Fear, it's a strong thing.

Humans fear a lot of things. Attackers use this fear to establish their dominance.

'Fight it' is not always the same for everyone.

'Fight it' is not always the same for everyone.

Some believe that fighting the rape would make it tougher for the rapist. What they don't know is that the fight for all of us is different. Some fight it every minute of their lives.

Your help is not needed.

Your help is not needed.

I can be sure of my own sexuality, I don't need someone to help me with it.

But you still do.

But you still do.

And it's not only physical, it's emotionally devastating too.

Oh, my friend.

Oh, my friend.

Consent surpasses all orientations, and rape completely distorts all relationships. A friend does not get a free pass to whatever they desire.

The remorse never dies.

The remorse never dies.

Years pass by, but the sorrow and pain stays on.

Stop the chain.

Stop the chain.

Because someone raped you, you do not attain the right to rape someone else. Its as inhuman, as it was when you were a victim. Help people raise their voice. End the chain reaction.

For she was the mother.

For she was the mother.

The person the world says is suppose to love you unconditionally, sometimes they are the one who hurt you beyond repair.

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