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Old 05-31-2008, 05:24 PM
Location: Denver
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I am not a moderator. I don't normally use this thread but as I was browsing it occurred to me that sometimes abusers look for their victims in pretty creative ways. A long time ago, I worked as a counselor for victims of assault by family members or significant others. The one I recall vividly is a guy who put a gun to someone's head. He later tracked her down by getting info on her (using a ruse) and she had to leave again. Some states have rules against giving out the phone or address of a person without their permission.

All I am suggesting is, don't do it without permission. I did not see this rule posted but it's a reasonable rule of thumb.
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Old 06-01-2008, 06:58 AM
Location: Long Beach, CA
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I sure wouldn't want my name and address posted all over the internet. I understand that this forum can be a desperate chance to find a family member or old friend ... but there are ways to find/search on your own. You may have to pay for it, but I'd suggest you do the research yourself. If they're out there, you'll get leads and possibly find them.

I had an abusive husband ------ he's out of the picture and I sure don't want him to know where I live.

Food for thought.
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Old 06-05-2008, 06:47 AM
Location: Monmouth Co.
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People are always trying to come up with the negative perspective on things. I'm sorry about the jerk that held the gun up to the womans head and yes I also had an absusive boyfriend, but you know what stop ruining it for all the good ones! You can find someone's info any where yu go. And FYI I want to find my family and dont have money like that to spend.
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Old 06-05-2008, 08:38 AM
Location: Bosnia
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sure that is true. there are some psychos in the world, but i think no psycho would search over internet, he would pay a PI to find someone.

i am here to search someone that i cannt find, i am 5000 km away from her, i am despered, and need help, houping to find good people to help me.

no psycho would ask help from good peoples i think

and i still search for her look at board
Searching for a friend in Lansing

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