Just have to say, I really enjoy your posts, they are very well stated! Thanks for all your contributions in regards to Kaine and TH's possible argument, I think your idea makes a lot of sense. Low level conflict that didn't even register to him while on her end, it was a possible way to draw attention away from herself. I've never read any of the "stepparent" forums, but I cannot imagine a person having such hatred for a child period. A person that would is a monster, IMO.