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 <private> Dawson on Tuesday, August 9, 2011

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<private> Dawson
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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