Guest Columnist – Article Is in Print

Delivered right to the door of every person in Cambridge today, July 14, 2016, will be the Cambridge Times, with the following article in print: http://www.cambridgetimes.ca/opinion-story/6766071-publication-ban-lifted-i-had-nothing-to-be-ashamed-of-/ This is a big deal for me, but also a big deal for our community.  Generally pedophiles are left to walk the streets of […]

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Statistical Sadness

I am not the type of person to sit idly by and wonder about things.  I do research, I do my best so that I know what to expect. Heading into the court process, I knew the statistics were not in my favour.  I decided not to let that deter […]

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Frustration!

Another few days, boxes of tissue, (mostly) sleepless nights.  When I sleep, I dream.  The dreams are never pleasant, though I did bludgeon a few people to death with golf clubs the other night (in my dreams!).  Fun times.  I could probably write an interesting book just with what my […]

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As the days pass…

(Written June 7) As the days pass since May 31, I have had so many people say “Oh I am so glad this is over for you now”.  How cute.  Over.  What a nice thought. The reality is my nightmares have come back with a vengeance, I am afraid to […]

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My Victim Impact Statement

I knew, no matter whether he plead guilty or was declared guilty, that a guilty verdict meant I could deliver my victim impact statement.  The story behind what went on during the writing of the statement is for another time, but suffice it to say it was stressful. I wrote […]

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My story in The Record of Waterloo Region

The first step in having the publication ban on the case removed.  The story was printed in the June 1, 2016 issue of The Record, as well as being picked up online by The Hamilton Spectator and The Cambridge Times. http://www.therecord.com/news-story/6700686-abuse-victim-to-stepdad-i-don-t-have-anything-to-be-ashamed-of-/ 119 total views, no views today

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A new beginning

I have always been a person who weighs things carefully, looks to the past, the present and the future, and ponders the “what if” moments. This website is a product of many years of careful consideration, many years of reflection, and very much a chance for change that if I […]

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