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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: 400
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: 3748
Loc: somewhere in Africa
"time heals all wounds..."
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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: 617
Loc: where the shadows lie
Hey guys, did you know have outdated information in school textbooks is "the worst form of child abuse known!"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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I come here now, and I see lots of anger.
I don't blame anyone for that. It is perfectly understandable.
But it is not healthy for me.
So I'm going somewhere else.

Goodbye and good healing.

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#436325 - 05/30/13 03:27 PM Re: What is the dumbest thing you've been told? [Re: Randy65]
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Registered: 07/14/12
Posts: 480
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]
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Registered: 01/22/13
Posts: 769
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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#436332 - 05/30/13 04:23 PM Re: What is the dumbest thing you've been told? [Re: Randy65]
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