Woman stressed out by divorce proceedings and requesting for support

Number of View: 1007 Dear Gilbert, I filed for divorce recently. I’m going through a very difficult time mentally, emotionally, physically and financially. I feel so overwhelmed and distressed from everything. I chanced upon your website when I was searching for support groups. I’m keen in joining the 5-week support group program that commences in December. I’m available to commit myself to the 5-week program. However, at the moment I’m financially very constrained and have not received my salaries due to me as well. I will be unable to afford the $50/hr for the initial counselling appointment. Nevertheless, I want to strengthen myself and meet people that can relate to me and my current situation. May I know what is the next step to the beginning? Pamela Editor’s note: We have registered the writer into our 16th batch of support group commencing on 17th Dec (Sat) at 230pm.

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Wife suspects husband of having affair and enquiring on divorce proceedings

Number of View: 728 Hi Gilbert I am not sure if I fit into this support group. I have been contemplating divorce for a year as my spouse has changed. I suspect he is having an affair but never had the courage to investigate further. He has been going out most nights till early morning., always on the phone smsing and for the past few months, I noticed he had turned his hp to silent mode. He never informs me on his whereabouts and treats me coldly for almost a year now. Kindly advice how I should about initiating a divorce. I have a 7-year-old daughter and may not have the financial ability to fork out much for hiring of lawyer service. Please advise. Regards, Pauline ****** Hi Pauline Sorry to hear of your marital predicament. Can I propose counselling together so the marriage has a chance at reconciliation? We can refer you to one. Why don’t you talk to him directly about what’s troubling you? Yes it takes courage but not doing anything means the marriage is gone for sure. Let me know. Gilbert

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52-year-old checks in to IMH over divorce proceedings from wife

Number of View: 914 Hi Gilbert, Why at 52 then my wife files for a divorce and make me so miserable? We have 3 beautiful children – all grown up and the youngest is 4 months short of 21 yrs. Already completed his Polytechnic and waiting for enlistment. She even wanted to fight for the custody for care and control. She has not been working for the past 28 years. Well my child don’t want to go with her. Anyway I have booked myself into IMH and really just about to feel a little better then comes this writ. I cannot sleep again. Hope that I can really pull through the second time. Francis

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