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Kim Coleman
Attended University of Missouri–St. Louis
Lives in Ofallon, MO
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I don’t want to talk about being abused because of the way it makes me feel when I talk about it.  But unless I do, I suffer. There are strange things that come out of my unconscious. Suppressed feelings. Things that come to my attention from weird…
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I’m eating this cake I made last week. Normally there wouldn’t be any cake left by now but… It didn’t turn out right because I used the wrong flour. Instead of using White Lily Self Rising flour, (responsible for tender baked goods because of the low…
I'm eating this cake I made last week. Normally there wouldn't be any cake left by now but... It didn't turn out right because I used the wrong flour. Instead of using White Lily Self Rising flour,...
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That says “thou shalt not rape”. Then it wouldn’t have taken so long to figure out it is a crime 
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Recently a friend died who experienced childhood sexual abuse.

She never told anyone in her family about what happened when her uncle sexually assaulted her at the age of 10. She went to her grave thinking she was protecting her family by not disclosing what happened. It reminds me of all the women I have known who…
She never told anyone in her family about what happened when her uncle sexually assaulted her at the age of 10. She went to her grave thinking she was protecting her family by not disclosing what h...
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So it won’t eat up your emotional life. Are you holding back to protect the abuser or some other family member? So you don’t miss the opportunity to love another person and have them love you for who you are, if you want to.  Really, really know you, who…
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According to my stepfather, he was the victim of my sexual abuse. In his way of thinking, he wasn’t responsible for what happened between us. He said over and over to me “See how much you want me Kimmy”, “See what you make my dick do Sissy” and “I can’t…
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Now I am back to not wanting to talk about it, But its still on my mind. And it still poisons my life.
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is considered the first widely known case of protecting a child from abusive parents.  Her protection came through a lawyer hired by the Society of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Apparently until 1874,  there was no need of a justice system to address…
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is such a great writing prompt. Try it and see if it helps to add some clarity to an issue. 
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UH, being loved

A former student contacted me recently, (thank you Facebook) and as we were getting caught up with the changes in our lives, I mentioned Bill (my husband of 20 years) had recently passed away. She was so kind and said just the right words to let me know…
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Allison Brennan says talking about sexual abuse sends a message to society to pay more attention to the issue
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Blog, Write and Speak about the recovery of Childhood Sexual Abuse. Masters in Counseling.
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    Counseling, 1996
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