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TOPIC: She thought boyfriend was cheating.

She thought boyfriend was cheating. 03 Nov 2016 12:13 #10794

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I currently read an article in yahoo news, which caught my attention. It started with how a woman had killed a toddler because she thought her boyfriend was cheating on her. This happened in Pittsburgh on Tuesday this week. It all started with some text messages that she was sending to him around 9 p.m. She is now in jailed without a bond.

It says that it all started with an argument through text messages because the woman named Christian Clark, 21, did not wanted to clean up a toilet water spill that the children did. Based on the text messages, it seems that the real argument was because she thought that he was cheating on her. She thought that because that day he had gone to work early, and she thought that he was going to sleep with another woman. Through those first text messages she said that the kids were not safe with her. Around 10 p.m. She texted that she was going to kill for children with a laughin emoji. Few minutes later she sent him a video showing both children facing down the mattress and according to this video, the 17 month old baby wasn't moving anymore and the only one alive was the 2 year old one.

Then around 11 pm the children's dad replied but it was too late. He told her to call 911, and she did. When they were interviewing her she said that the boy was healthy and did not have any illness, then the police told her that they knew everything based on the text messages and videos she had sent to her boyfriend. The police said that they don't plan to put any charges to the dad, and the girlfriend faces a charge of murder, and another charge of attempted of homicide to the 2 year old. In my opinion I cannot imagine how a person would leave their children with an incapable person and especially if she was a jealous woman. It's very tough because the boyfriend probably wasn't cheating on her but she had the nerve to kill a baby. Hopefully she goes to jail and pay for everything she did.
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She thought boyfriend was cheating. 03 Nov 2016 21:29 #10799

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That's shocking! I expected to see his things thrown out of the house, but not this! That woman was obviously unstable and I'm sorry that the children suffered for it. I can't image the grief and guilt (asking "what if I had answered sooner"?) the boyfriend feels. I hope that woman gets serious help and stays far away from children.
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She thought boyfriend was cheating. 06 Nov 2016 14:50 #10820

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I saw this on the news and I thought this was insane. I don’t think I heard anything about the woman having any mental illnesses and I think that could’ve played a huge part. If she pleas to have a mental illness she won’t go to jail and that is not ok. I really hope she gets a bigger sentence than therapy for a few months. I also hope the 2 year old doesn’t remember this when he is older but he's old enough to remember and that is really sad.
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She thought boyfriend was cheating. 06 Nov 2016 17:40 #10827

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Sometimes when one doesn't understand the fine line between love and jealousy, things can definitely get messy. There's couple of reasons which I could think of and obviously, trust is the main issue here. She does not even trust her boyfriend when he claimed to be leaving for work earlier than normal. Well, we never really know the details in their relationships; perhaps he had done that (lying, cheating, etc.) before and she lost the trust with him. Anyhow, the children were victims and they did not deserve this kind of treatments. In this century, technologies have enabled us to do so much more, and that includes providing ways to be dishonest with our partners. Also, we should remind ourselves that trust is the fundamental of building any types of relationships. If we are always uptight and jealous, how are we actually affecting the people who deeply and truly care for us? Everyone has their own world to live in, and the best we can do is be supportive, not destructive.
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