O man, that’;s really sad. I understand how it happens but I hate seeing it. There are so many shitty westerners who take advantage of the locals. I will never forget this old british guy who hired this kid in nepal to do his bidding. Sure he paid him well but all he did was yell at him.
The two actions are different actions. While violence could be one basis for a divorce from bed and board, it is not the only one. And yes, you can file counterclaims for a divorce from bed and board as well if you have grounds.
I finally finished your whole recap, and it was awesome, seriously! Is it bad that I like your (and those other bloggers that came up with the whole Growing Up Cullen thing) version of Twilight better than the real one? I think it's way funnier the way you've read into Edward's character. Brilliant! And insightful as always! :-)