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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: 336
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: 3392
Loc: somewhere in Africa
"time heals all wounds..."
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As my life goes on I believe somehow something's changed
Something deep inside...
I've been searchin so long to find an answer
Now I know my life has meaning
Now I see myself as I am, feeling very free...
When my tears have come to an end I will understand
What I left behind: a part of me. Chicago


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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: 594
Hey guys, did you know have outdated information in school textbooks is "the worst form of child abuse known!"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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Like a spent gladiator
crawling in the colosseum dust
who can count on his remaining limbs
all the people he can trust.
Like the one who stands behind him
cheering him on
Estatic when he stands defiant,
wild with abandon when he's gone

just stay alive.
do whatever you need to.
you are worth it.

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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: 422
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: 767
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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Edited by bodyguard8367 (02/27/14 03:42 PM)

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