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Old 05-03-2015, 12:16 AM
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Default How divorce is like being a POW

Being in the middle of a court active divorce has many similarities to being a POW such as:

- you are surrounded by hostiles
- you don't know who to trust
- you're trapped against your will
- if you try to escape they will find you
- Torture is a reality
- your basic human rights are defiled
- you are stripped of all your possessions
- men, women , children are all treated with equal disdain

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-not everyone makes it out alive!
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Old 05-03-2015, 12:33 AM
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Except a POW has the chance of tunneling out.........
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Old 05-03-2015, 12:58 AM
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A POW doesn't have to PAY some lawyer to be treated like ____!!!
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Old 05-03-2015, 11:23 AM
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- a POW's actions are frustrated if not consistent with compliance.

This observation is lifted from an interesting article by Cathy Meyer. Here's the link: Emotional Abuse is a Type of Domestic Violence
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Totally agree with this. Especially if you have kids.
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LOL!!! Made my day
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Old 05-04-2015, 07:37 AM
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And if caught at the other end, what is the consequence?

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Except a POW has the chance of tunneling out.........
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Easy....back to ze Cooler mit you.
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Old 05-04-2015, 09:49 AM
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In my case I feel like the protagonist from Orwell 1984. The system is so warped that it flies in the face of common sense, and that I'm about to be sent to the brainwashing camp.
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