End of a 21-year-old marriage

Number of View: 213   Dear Friends,   I will be meeting the lawyer to sign the divorce papers soon in Sydney. The papers were issued by my wife.   My family has been based in the Sydney for the past five years  due to work reason and I shuttled between Sydney and Singapore every few months.   Perhaps the frequent long absence from one another has exaceberated the cracks already found within the relationship since many years ago.   It will be an express divorce nevertheless meaning that the marital dissolution  is almost immediate once the court acknowledged the documents.   …

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Lady divorcee in dilemma with visitation rights for son with special needs

Number of View: 251   Hi Gilbert   I have been divorced for a year, my son is 4 years old and he has Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).   He is verbal but  still needs prompting if being asked.   Recently my son told me during our normal chat about the living arrangements between his dad and I, that there is auntie  in grandfather’s  house (that is where my exhusband is staying) and that auntie and papa is having a baby.   My ex and I dont really communicate except when he wants to cancel or arrange for pick up then I would write some …

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Marriage vs divorce

Number of View: 199     When I got home that night as my wife served dinner, I held her hand and said, I’ve got something to tell you. She sat down and ate quietly. Again I observed the hurt in her eyes.Suddenly I didn’t know how to open my mouth. But I had to let her know what I was thinking. I want a divorce. I raised the topic calmly.   She didn’t seem to be annoyed by my words, instead she asked me softly, why?   I avoided her question. This made her angry. She threw away the …

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Break-ups leave women poorer but men more fragile

Number of View: 259 Break-ups leave women poorer but men more fragile ADELE HORIN The Sydney Morning Herald July 7, 2010 Women are much poorer than men after a marriage breakdown but men are much lonelier, sadder and their mental health is more fragile immediately after, a big study reveals. Within fours years, however, men have begun to recover emotionally and their finances have improved considerably. But women’s incomes have gone backwards. ”Both men and women take a hit after separation,” said David de Vaus, professor of sociology at the University of Queensland, and co-author of the study. ”Women are …

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10 Traits Men Find Attractive in a Woman

Number of View: 602 10 Traits Men Find Attractive in a Woman   When we talk about attraction, we are not talking about lust (which is also a form of attraction). A man can be physically attracted to a woman, without any feelings of love, and this form of attraction is purely primal and is focused completely on the “body” of the woman involved. What we are talking about, in this article, is the attraction which is synonymous with love. Relationships are built on a love based attraction, so what’s important would be know the traits in a woman, that …

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9 Reasons Why Men Cheat (lifescript)

Number of View: 362   Men like Arnold Schwarzenegger, Tiger Woods, Jesse James and John Edwards had it all: talent, fame, money, and a beautiful family. Yet with everything to lose, they were accused of cheating on their wives. Why would men throw it all away? The answers may surprise you. Here are 9 reasons. Plus, will he cheat? Rate his risk with our quiz…Approximately 40% of men seek sexual satisfaction outside their relationships, estimates Kat Hertlein, Ph.D., professor of human development at the University of Nevada – Las Vegas and a marriage and family therapist. That number hasn’t changed …

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Citizen married to foreigner on S Pass work permit unable to see own child

Number of View: 257   Hi Gilbert,   My brother is married to a foreigner who’s working and holding the  ‘S’ Pass work permit after marriage.   Once their baby was born, she left him and started staying separately in a rental room.   She does not have anyone to help her babysit and  since she’s working shift hours, she has a nanny to look after the baby.   They went through  counselling sessions in the syariah court. but she kept asking for divorce. so my brother agreed to her request.   Now,  they are waiting for the letter for mediation. …

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Marriage After Divorce

Number of View: 622 Marriage After Divorce by Anna Glendenning | More from this Blogger Statistics indicate that 50% of all first marriages fail but are you aware the divorce rates of second marriages are estimated to be over 70%? Maybe this explains why many people end up married three and four times before they find that person to grow old and live with until, “death do we part”. There are many reason why a second marriage has a bigger risk of failure then the first. Often, divorced people remarry quickly and find themselves living with the rebound or transitional …

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