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#421784 - 01/10/13 02:30 PM Re: What is the dumbest thing you've been told? [Re: Randy65]
Robert1000 Offline


Registered: 06/27/12
Posts: 307
From abuser:

This will be fun.

Also,

This is what people do.

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#421808 - 01/10/13 08:40 PM Re: What is the dumbest thing you've been told? [Re: Randy65]
traveler Offline
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Registered: 02/07/06
Posts: 3198
Loc: back in the USA
"time heals all wounds..."
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We are often troubled, but not crushed;
sometimes in doubt, but never in despair;
there are many enemies, but we are never without a friend;
and though badly hurt at times, we are not destroyed.
- Paul, II Cor 4:8-9

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#436323 - 05/30/13 02:55 PM Re: What is the dumbest thing you've been told? [Re: Randy65]
Jacob S Offline
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Registered: 01/01/13
Posts: 550
Hey guys, did you know have outdated information in school textbooks is "the worst form of child abuse known!" ???

LOL, that's what someone on facebook posted.

I set her straight. Nicely and clearly, and in the end she agreed that she had misspoken.

I didn't tell her that despite her apology, I still think she's an idiot for saying something that dumb in the first place.

People seem to forget that no matter how worthy their own causes, exaggerating the issue like that is demeaning for people to whom child abuse is not just an abstract term.
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"As long as the child within is not allowed to become aware of what happened to him or her, a part of his or her emotional life will remain frozen . . . all appeals to love, solidarity, and compassion will be useless."
-- Alice Miller

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#436325 - 05/30/13 03:27 PM Re: What is the dumbest thing you've been told? [Re: Randy65]
BuffaloCO Offline


Registered: 07/14/12
Posts: 411
Loc: USA
From the perps: You were made for this and nothing more.
From the Enemy: God will never accept you because of what you did.

Both were absolute and total lies, and I know now they are not true.
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“We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark. The real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.” - Plato

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#436326 - 05/30/13 03:55 PM Re: What is the dumbest thing you've been told? [Re: Randy65]
ThisMan Offline
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Registered: 01/22/13
Posts: 758
Loc: upper south
"... now you know how a woman feels..."
...said to male survivor of both child and adult rape .... by the counselor.
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For now we see through a glass, darkly.



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#436332 - 05/30/13 04:23 PM Re: What is the dumbest thing you've been told? [Re: Randy65]
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