In an impact statement read out at Hove Crown Court yesterday, the woman said: “I completely trusted him and now see how stupid I was.
“I felt like I was his puppet. This continued for months and gradually got worse.
“He kept me in a place where I didn’t know if I was coming or going.
“He destroyed my self-esteem.”Just another weak, low IQ female victim of a terrible cad..?
Her health deteriorated dramatically during their relationship and she said between July 2015 and July 2016 she lost three stone in weight due to the “stress of being with him”.
She said: “I 100 per cent blame Alex for causing my illness. I believe the stress he brought to me caused my illness.
“I was off work for months after this.
“He ruined me financially. I was left with no choice but to move in with my parents, which, with my two very young children, brought stresses.”Gosh! How terrible. Say, what was your job, anyway?
Alex Rush was a Brighton-based PC and acting sergeant before being dismissed for gross misconduct last year.
He started an intimate relationship with a lower-rank constable, also based in the city, in July 2015, despite having a wife and son.I...
Wait. You were employed by the police, and couldn't spot (or deal with) a wrong 'un?