nigglereddit6 karma2013-09-03 08:15:50 UTC
Thanks for doing that - but you might also want to edit the line about "putting men away". Women also abuse children, in fact the number of reports is rising rapidly as people become aware of it.
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nigglereddit4 karma2013-09-03 11:00:09 UTC
This might seem like an odd thing to say and I'll understand if it's downvoted, but this may well be the best outcome for him, too.
The fact that he didn't fight it, even though he knew that in court it would be his word against yours, could suggest that he was ready to take responsibility and accept the just punishment that his actions deserved.
While it's easy to imagine abusers as monsters, particularly our own abusers, the reality is that deep regret and self-hatred can mark their lives after the abuse too and accepting what he's done may be the best thing for him as well as everyone else.
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