this parent called the police to come and talk to his son when the school reported the son being violent to another student and his son didn't care about the seriousness of the situation, got the point across really quickly, better to deal with tough love now than breaking the law later...
"I Called the Cops on My Six-Year-Old Son!" - Connected Families
Everyone’s life has positive and negative aspects – whether you’re happy or not depends greatly on which aspects you focus on. The best thing you can do is to let go of what you can’t control, and invest your energy in the things you can – like the people you choose to be around. - via: http://www.marcandangel.com/2012/04/16/10-habits-you-must-quit-to-be-happy/
Revenge would be stalking phone calls, hacking emails, making false accusations....and all of these are why you are ignored! But forgiven at the same time because I know some people just can't do better.