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Childhood Sexual Abuse Part Two

We can understand why someone acted as they did but there is still as child inside us who is stuck with those feelings that resulted from actions beyond their understanding or control. 863 more words

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During the trip from San Diego to Buffalo at 7 1/2 months pregnant we stopped at a motel.  In the middle of the night, the people in the room next door were making love.  39 more words


Spiritual junk

I am a real horror for tidying up.

I don’t mean I don’t do it – that’s the problem. I wish I could be so relaxed! 884 more words


Communication Problems

When I was in elementary school I was enrolled in a program called TAG. It was a program for “gifted” (yeah, right) kids who needed a bit more intellectual stimulation to nurture them. 1,336 more words


Dramatic Exits - A True Story Part Three and Final

      So the drinking binges at Margaret and Doug’s house continued and my sister and I continued to resent them. Once, I wanted to send mom a rose with a note on my birthday but I was living in the city at that time and it was going to cost too much to have it delivered. 670 more words

Dramatic Exits - A True Story Part Two

     Margaret got her new house and though it didn’t seem much larger than the old one, I’m sure getting away from the memories of the old house was a relief. 933 more words

Dramatic Exits - A True Story Part One

     The phone rang sometime in the middle of the night. Our parents came to our bedroom and told us that Nate had shot himself and they were going to the hospital. 799 more words