08 Feb '20 16:39>
@divegeester saidIf I were a man in the same situation as him I’d be thinking ‘God, there IS a way out of this’ and I’d get out.
Well you are generally right of course, but you are also conflating different issues; Schofield doesn’t have a gender identification problem and no one is thinking of him as being “different”.
I honestly feel that this public weeping and handwringing from a person who is pretty much unilaterally liked and respected by the public and has the full support of his family i ...[text shortened]... g other less fortunate people with genuine issues and who don’t have the life structure that he has.
I remember a similar moment when on a quiet night shift an older woman told me about how she made the decision to divorce her husband because of a miserable, stressful marriage. It planted the seed that I could have a happier life and I now do.