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I texted someone, with the assumption that they understood that I was speaking to her, not her spouse.  I was expressing empathy and said something to the effect of "It must be hard to be blamed for everything." (which on my end was a mistake, because no one every does everything always).

 Five minutes later I received an angry e-mail from him  denouncing me and saying why couldn't I give him the benefit of the doubt and he doesn't blame her for everything  … yadda yadda. For like three screenfuls.  Yes, for reasons beyond my grasp, she had forwarded my text to her husband.

I am ultimately responsible, because I sent the text.  But people-where has discretion gone? Common sense?  Or how about even just common decency? Or forethought. 

Sigh.  I have no words for this.