If a relative told you not to help another relative who is being beaten up badly by her husband or his wife or parents, what would you do?

Started by Priscilla on Tuesday, August 9, 2011

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Priscilla
8/9/2011 at 1:39 PM

I am curious. I want to know your opinion on that. I myself was a battered-wife. I had a lot of relatives and ex-relatives who didn't help me while I was being beaten up. Some are even on Geni.

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8/9/2011 at 2:03 PM

Ignore that stupid relative and help the abused-relative of course! In this case that "blood is thicker than water" rule does not apply.

8/11/2011 at 1:37 AM

I would listen to the victim. It is easy to help when the victim sends an SOS. If I am physically close by when the beating happens I would intervene and call the police.

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