• Should I let my son see a relative who is on the sex offender register?

    7 days ago - By The Guardian

    Your instincts to avoid this man are spot on, says Annalisa Barbieri. But why does your husband feel caught in the middle? A few years ago, my brother-in-law was arrested, cautioned and placed on the sex offender register for two years, for downloading child abuse images. He denies it, saying it was an accidental click. Our child is of primary -school age, and my only priority is to ensure his safety. I explained to my husband that our son and I would no longer be meeting my brother-in-law. (I have never liked the man ; in the past, he has threatened violence against his own teenage children.)
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