<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by makk25:
Would there be a libel/slander issue with sending an audio cassette disclosing some facts about an affair I am aware of going on? This is a tape I intend to send to the "other" mans wife and one to him also. The tape will not be vulgar or done in spite, but only to let them know that I know of the affair. The "other" mans wife does not know this is going on. My wife does not know I know she is cheating on me. I wish to send these tapes as my way of letting all parties involved know that I am aware of the situation. Hope that makes sense. My purpose is not to break up the "other" mans marriage, but rather to inform his wife who has suspected this anyhow. She may leave him but I will not indicate that I wish she do that. Any ideas? Comments?<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>
DO NOT send the tape to the other man's wife. Send it to him, only, and make sure only he opens it and only he listens to it. Mark the package "For Mr. XXXX's Eyes only." If you send it to his wife, and you are unable to absolutely, possitively, prove each and every statement you make, you will, in fact, ruin their marriage; but, more importantly to you is that whether or not it's true, if you can't "prove" each allegation, you will open yourself up to a slander suit, the likes of which you've never heard of. If the tape is sent only to him, then nothing can happen to you since it was not communicated to others, and as such, will not cause him to be shunned or ridiculed, etc. If, in your heart, you sincerely believe that the affair is happening, talk to your wife first. That should be enough to shake them up, and to stop it. Then, get into counseling with your wife.
Hope it all works out for you and your wife.
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