I was having an affair with another woman. Wife and I wanted to work it out. Went to therapist. Woman said she was pregnant and needed some money to terminate pregnancy. I wanted to pay. Therapist said that she was just trying to scam me and that we should not pay. Turns out she is wrong. Woman is now having baby and is going to go after me for child support. Can I sue therapist?
I will try to be as professional as I can with this response: NO.
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Not likely, as (a) it makes ZERO sense that a therapist would make such a statement (b) that you would rely on it as doing so would be simply dumb as how would any one know if its true other the mistress (c) if the mistress wanted to terminate the pregnancy there are literally dozens of means to do so without your money and (d) just giving the mistress money has no guarantee that she used it for an abortion and she could have easily just changed her mind at any point regardless and kept the money with no recourse by you. The REAL responsibility for the existence of the child and any support obligation is YOU through your infidelity and the mistress for hers with you. You don't get to make others financially responsible for the inconvenient result of your sexual exploits.
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