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Thank you for your question. Please permit me to assist you with your concerns.I am genuinely sorry to hear that you are in this situation. This person sounds like a real manipulator. As you are no doubt aware, while most of the country no longer has this offense on the books, North Carolina still permits victim spouses to sue for 'alienation of affection' and pursue damages to their reputation or to their marriage. I cannot tell you if she will pursue it, although this is a fairly popular option, only that she does have this as a potential claim. The best suggestion here is to look around and see if there are any sort of emails, chats, texts, etc, where you claimed duress or that you stated that you were uncomfortable with this whole situation. Then that documentation could be used to strengthen your story. Without it, however, it is really situation where it is solely up to her as to whether or not to choose to pursue something against you. There is as yet no need to obtain counsel as a vast majority of such claims do not go anywhere, but if she does decide to file against you, consider browsing the listings at www.avvo.com and www.martindale.com for competent counsel.Good luck.
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