Recently-divorced mum wants to extend a helping hand to another recent divorcee

Number of View: 418 Hi Gilbert, I just happen to stumble into your site and read about Irene’s plight. I thank God for His guidance and indeed I know Him deeper as my personal Lord and Father through my own difficult marriage of 19 years and 2 years of subsequent divorce journey. At the age of 51 (soon), I am left with a 14-year-old teen to support and with all financial burden because I need to retain the matrimonial flat to house the child. Although it was the direction of the Lord and He miraculously gave me a just trial …

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Mother requesting advice for sole custody of child due to violent father

Number of View: 563Dear Gilbert, My child is born out of wedlock but birth certificate has the natural father’s name included in it. The relationship with my child’s father has been strained in late 2014 due to character differences and my suspicion of his infidelity. I have been the main caregiver since, staying at my mother’s side. He has only met my child  5 to 7 times last year in 2015, and only once in March this year. Mostly, I am the one initiating the meetings for my son’s sake. Thus, I have been pestering him to do up an …

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