Divorce: Its Causes and Impact

No one marries with a plan to divorce, but it happens anyway for many of them. Last year, 7,623 marriages in Singapore ended in divorce, the highest in 20 years. How do we stop this trend or at least slow it down?about:blankFacebook URL Final Thoughts Divorce is not just a personal matter. It is not…

A Story of Reconciliation

The 2019 stats for marriage and divorce in Singapore were published in the news a few days ago. While the needle hasn’t moved significantly, there is still cause for concern because the number of divorces has increased by 4% compared to the year before. In the midst of the gloom, there are glimmering stories of…

This marriage could have been saved

Ryan and Sylvia are co-founders of Night Owl Cinematics (NOC), a local production company. They are also a couple. Well, they WERE a couple. Their divorce video on YouTube was viewed nearly one and a half million times. And yes, hard as I tried to resist the temptation, I watched it too. You can watch…

Co-parenting After Divorce

“Jane, daddy will not be staying with us any more.” That’s simply saying “We’re getting a divorce!” For some time now, the home that was once a sanctuary, was noticeably becoming more like a war zone with no place of refuge. She is caught up in a cross-fire of scorn and animosity. Soon, though she…

The Lifelong Impact of Divorce on Children

Imagine a family as an airplane in flight. You can argue and still get to your destination in tact. But divorce is the parents opening the emergency exit and jumping out and pulling the rip cord only for themselves. All the while yelling “You’ll be fine!”