Collateral damage — learning to live without regret: Part III

See also: Part I  Part II Part III: And it all came tumbling down By Daisy . . . It was early in the morning on that summer day in 2003 when we heard a knock on our apartment door. As young, success-minded individuals, we were living above our affordability range in an apartment within a beautiful brick home in…

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New study shows sexual offense recidivism rates lower than previous estimates

By Maynard Law Office; reprinted with permission . . . Recently, the Bureau of Justice Statistics released a report entitled, “Recidivism of Sex Offenders Released from State Prison: A 9-Year Follow Up (2005-2014).” “Notwithstanding the sensationalist headline (“three times as likely”), the statistics reported are actually quite favorable. First, it’s important to note that this BOJ report is not based on samples…

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ATTENTION: Meeting for those in Georgia

When: Thursday, June 13th, from 2:00 to 5:30 p.m. Where: Locust Grove Public Library, 115 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Locust Grove, GA 30248 What: Meeting co-hosted by NARSOL and GA RSOL Why: Info about pending litigation in Georgia; info about building a stronger Georgia affiliate Who: All Georgia citizens impacted by the sexual offense registry Sign up so we…

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Collateral damage — learning to live without regret: Part II

See also Part I Part II: Before the storm By Daisy . . . The massive earthquake in my soul took place in the summer of 2003. I had just graduated from college with a Bachelor of Science degree, and I was ready to take on the whole world! My husband, whom I will refer to as Alan, had returned…

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Collateral damage — learning to live without regret: a story in seven parts

See Also Part II  Part III  Part IV  Part V  Part VI   Part VII Part I: Introduction By Daisy . . . I have been wanting to share my story for quite some time, but I could never muster the courage to do so. After keeping it locked inside for an exhausting and difficult 15 years, I finally—and cathartically—confided in a close friend whose…

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