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Response to janlyn (Reply #52)

Sun Jun 23, 2013, 12:32 AM

68. I didn't say a single thing about

class...my perspective is that of a person who spent many years talking to both victims of abuse or were abusers...or accused of abuse. Most were upper middle or higher income people. Some abuse victims absolutely get blind sided, and in fairness I don't know the specifics of this case. From my experience those who are unaware of bad pasts, or who's spouse turns into someone else after the marriage, are by far the minority. Most victims I have spoken to were either abused during their per-marital relationship, knew of abuse allegations or convictions, or married after a very short relationship.

The victim is the victim regardless the circumstances, and the abuser should be punished and is a shithead..the victim may or may not be culpable through bad decisions..no less a victim...I'm not sure in this case it matters if she is or isn't. How would you feel about your children being in the classroom with a teacher whose significant other is publicly threatening her safety?

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