Originally Posted by bluetrain4
I'd generally agree. Plus, I think the guy may be smart enough to know that if he gets into a physical altercation with his ex and tensions are high and he does anything in response to her hitting him like shoving her, then he could be in a whole lot of trouble, as it would then be a man assaulting a female. Sure, some may think that it doesn't look good for him to retreat, but it's probably pretty smart.
Yeah, I think the smart thing to do was not to do anything at all. Sure, your manhood would be in question, but you won't have any charges pressed against you.
Now, the best thing to do is to execute a civil lawsuit against her for assault, battery, emotional distress, etc.