June 12, 2017
Pamela claims her ex-husband, Pete, a licensed counselor, and former Catholic priest, is a “sex addict,” and a “liar” who she further claims cheated on her with sex workers throughout their 17-year marriage.
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She says Pete would “occasionally confess” to sexual indiscretions, and even told her to get tested for STD’s on one occasion. She also claims he wouldn’t agree to go to any nearby counselor or priest to talk about the problems in their marriage because he told her that he used them as professional referral sources for his business.
“I lived under a gag order because he would tell me I would be risking the roof over my own children’s heads,” she claims.
She’s accusing Pete of abandoning not only her - but their two sons, Joseph and Peter Jr., before eventually leaving her for his second wife, Lori. Pete strongly denies her claims, particularly regarding their sons.
Pete admits he occasionally had relations with other women while married to Pamela, but denies he specifically sought them out.
The couple divorced in 2014. Their son, Peter Jr., took his own life in March 2016. Why does their younger son, Joseph, say he blames Pete for his brother’s death?
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