After the scandal broke, Weiner spent several weeks at a rehab center for sex addiction in Tennessee.
Although Abedin and Weiner were technically separated last summer, they continued to live together in their .3million Manhattan apartment.
There were reports that Abedin and Weiner were working to repair their relationship as recently as last spring.
Below is a compilation of all the best free chat lines and party lines in the US and Canada.But Weiner's attorneys contend he is a changed man who has finally learned his lesson, calling his compulsive sexting a 'deep sickness' best treated without time behind bars.Prosecutors attacked some of Weiner's arguments for seeking leniency and noted his full awareness that what he was doing was a crime, citing his co-sponsorship in January 2007 of a bill to require sex offenders to register their email and instant message addresses with the National Sex Offender Registry.'While the government does not contend that Weiner engaged in inappropriate sexual exchanges with other minors or that he is a pedophile, his professed ambivalence toward the minor victim's age is belied by the defendant's own statements to the court-appointed evaluator during his evaluation,' they said. Some legal observers doubt the wisdom of the defense in questioning the girl's motivations.Abedin, who filed for divorce last May, told the federal court a light sentence would be in the best interests of the couple's young son Joshua. It is for [our son] that I write this letter,' she wrote.'Whatever else Anthony has done, he loves [our son].''By 2009, Anthony's national prominence had reached new heights...'I hope the Court will take [our son] into consideration as it weighs all it has to in considering Anthony's sentence,' wrote Abedin in a letter to U. At the same time, smartphones and the proliferation of social media platforms had begun to transform users' connectivity and frequency of access to online communications.'Anthony - who prided himself on being accessible to his constituents - moved quickly to capitalize on these new technologies, developing a strong presence on Facebook and Twitter, and responding to and engaging with members of the public who reached out to him.'Anthony began to exchange texts and other messages with constituents and admirers alike.