Tag: abuse

I remember lemonade-- Country Time to be exact. At the curb we made a stand in summer, 1983. Twenty-five cents in a trickle-down economy. I did not understand ...

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I am healing. These deep wounds of mine keep coming to the surface. I have slept with a murderer. I was in a relationship with him for two years. 18 years have ...

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by Pamela Denchfield Because the child does not have the power to withhold consent, she does not have the power to grant it.--Judith Lewis ...

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I wake up from a nightmare. It goes like this: Dad and Mom come back together to settle the score, numbers and wills and totals and tallies from recent years ...

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One of many mental health stories is when I remember the first time I got fired. Until that time I’d known only success. The early years of perfect grades, ...

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you’re killing me faster than i’d hoped slower than i’d prayed murdering the best parts a little more each day when your words hit like fists and your ...

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When you kissed me last night, I was eight years old again, holding myself, in the basement, where I used to hide from the bruises and kiss pillows, Swear ...

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Our Father Our Father Who art in Heaven Our Father Who art in Heaven And provides a blistering Hell Hallowed be thy name Father, Daddy, Dad ...

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never did the sound of silence make me so afraid until the day all the noise went away it stole the light and my breath and left me broken into jagged ...

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