Getting It Right the First Time

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How often have you stressed about something because you misunderstood what you heard? If you’re upset about something you were told – ask questions – clarify – be sure you understand. Communicating thoughts and feelings is complicated. We don’t always get it right the first time. This was my post on Facebook recently. The thought


Bumps in the Road

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Today I’m going to jump to the end of my book, Say It Out Loud, and share some thoughts on what I call bumps in the road. PART IV: Life What happens once the scars have been revealed and healed? Life.  The process of healing from any trauma is long and difficult, but eventually the


Raising Support for Survivors

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April is National Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Child Abuse Prevention Month, two great reasons to raise awareness. Every two minutes someone in the United States is sexually assaulted. One in three girls and one in six boys will be sexually abused by their eighteenth birthday. As many as 93 percent of the children are