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    If my child murdered an adult I'd hope there was a reason behind it, I will always love them but I think my acceptance/ forgiveness may take time and would depend on why they'd done it and if I could understand it. I know I'd kill in a heartbeat if it came down to it to protect myself or my family, we have to remember children don't think like adults so what they see as life/ death or protecting themselves/ family may not fit our views but if they honestly believed it was the only option I'd probably be more ok than If it was just a revenge thing iykwim.. Glad I'm not in this position though.. My thoughts are with that family

    ETA: ghostdancer, military is a bit different... My ex was military and some of his stories were heartbreaking. The things theyre asked to do thankful they do it though
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    Sounds frightening I can't imagine.

    Particularly holding my beautiful sleeping 3 year old it really is beyond comprehension for me.

    I know in my heart I would absolutely always love him. I may not love the person he becomes - which is a horrible thought - but that's all I know.

    I don't know how I'd feel or react. Because its so far outside my reality.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ghostdancer View Post

    but tbh without knowing all of the intimate details, how could you be sure?? it could be speculation, he could be framed and have evidence planted?
    I don't want to go into too much detail obviously for privacy reasons, but there is no doubt the actions were that of the child. I can't tell you why that is the case, but rest assured there is no doubt.

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    I am fairly certain that I would still love my child. I would like to think that I could forgive. However I know that I could never forget.

    I don't think anyone can say for sure one way or another. There are just too many variables. Regardless I can guarantee that I would be distraught.

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    I honestly don't know how I would react. I would probably still love him on some level, but I would really struggle to understand how I raised someone who would do that.

    I hope I never have to find out how I would react or what I would do. What a horrible situation for your friends to be in.

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    I don't think I could forgive.

    Id able to stand up in court and tell the truth (as I saw it) though. Good .& or bad


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    It would depends on the circumstances.

    Forgive - maybe not. Support - maybe not. But i dont know if i could ever stop loving one of my children.


 

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