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Better Blokes – Free Peer Support for Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse

October 15, 2021 at 3:08 PM

From Better Blokes  

Better Blokes offers one to one peer support, group peer support and weekend workshops to male survivors of sexual abuse: 09 378 8812 referral@betterblokes.org.nz 

Just Asking . . . have any of your male clients been sexually abused? 

• Children may learn that they have to give sex to keep people happy 
• Being made to share a sexual secret as child is a burden for life 
• Women also sexually abuse boys and male adolescents. 
• Showing children inappropriate material is an offence 
• Abused adults may blame other family members for not acting to help when they were young 
 
Sexualised children may have problems as adults with 

  • Porn addiction 

  • Sexual addiction  

  • Compulsive sexual behaviour 

  • Excessive masturbation 

  • Frequent affairs 

Guilt and shame can lead to: 

  • Patterns of alcohol abuse 

  • Suicidal thoughts 

  • Mistrust of people close to you 

  • Feeling unworthy 

  • Drug use 

  • Alcohol abuse 

  • Negative attitudes to others 

  • Loss of full potential 

  • Avoidance of intimacy 

  • Unexplained anger 

Better Blokes is a founding member of the National Body - Male Survivors Aotearoa (MSA) - representing NZ-wide organisations dedicated to supporting survivors of sexual abuse.  Any man who feels he would like to talk with us, call one of the above numbers, or send an email with full confidentiality assured 

Location 

Contact Person 

Phone Number 

Email Address 

North 

Noel Ward 

West 

Dave Passell 

Central 

Dave Passell 

East 

Poutoa Papalii 

South 

Poutoa Papalii 



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