Quoting Michael Westen:" I think it should be considered. My friends soon to be ex wife is verbally abusive and emotionally abusive ... [snip!] ... at as one of the main things when determining visitation. And it goes both ways, men and women. NOT just men. Not even close."
Quoting Bangtail:" I think that it should be monitored and have mandatory counseling for the abusive partner as well as ... [snip!] ... with what they've seen. They also need to know that they have a neutral party they can talk to if it starts happening to them."
Quoting *sarah*jean*:" If they were supervised through a third part, sure. Otherwise, I'd vote no. After having experience with ... [snip!] ... in harm's way, whether the father abused them or not. It's still in their behavior, perhaps not yet geared toward the child."
Quoting Rumpelstiltskin:" Yeah, I always feel that maybe when the kid is older the father/mother will start to beat or curse on ... [snip!] ... will abuse anyone if they are pushed to that point... and you gotta admit, preteens and teenagers know how to push people!"
Quoting Rumpelstiltskin:" Possible triggers: if a a man is physical or sexually abusive to his ex, should he still be awarded visitation ... [snip!] ... supervised? Should the abuse even be looked at when it comes to how much time he spends with the kids? Why? Why not? D&D"