Nusemnee's Atonement clarification?

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I have a question about the feat Nusemnee's Atonement. It says:

Benefit: You have +2 feat bonus to saving throws against charm effects.
You resist 5 damage taken this way. You can choose to take this damage even while dominated. This resistance increases to 10 at 11th level and 15 at 21st level.

So, does this mean that I would have resist 5 against damage taken from a charm effect, or am I reading this wrong? And why is that thing about taking the damage while dominated in there?

Thanks.
You're missing a sentence that explains it:

"Benefit: You gain a +2 feat bonus to saving throws against charm effects.
Whenever an attack you make would damage an ally, you can choose to take the damage instead. You have resist 5 against damage taken this way. You can choose to take the damage even when you are dominated. This resistance increases to 10 at 11th level and 15 at 21st level."

If you get dominated or otherwise forced to attack an ally, Nusemnee's Atonement lets you take some of the damage instead, in order to avoid damaging your ally.
It's also not bad if you have non-party friendly bursts and blasts.
"You can always judge a man by the quality of his enemies." -The Doctor, Remembrance of the Daleks
It's also not bad if you have non-party friendly bursts and blasts.

That's its primary purpose, as far as my Dragon's Breath-abusing sorcerer and I are concerned.