Not enough talk, says this marriage counsellor.
Wives, for instance, can get so caught up with their kids, they stop communicating properly with their husbands.
The couple's break-up after eight years of marriage was anything but amicable.
And on May 7, it took a nasty, violent turn. The husband drove to his wife's motor workshop in Sin Ming in a rage.
Some couples in divorce proceedings fight over the most trivial things -- like toilet paper, bed sheets or even some eye cream.
And they are willing to go to court over it.
PHOTOS: LIANHE ZAOBAO FILE
He has been to jail five times in the past seven years for failing to pay maintenance to his ex-wife.
Dr Andrew Chee Weng Kheong, 56, a locum general practitioner, may be thrown into prison for a sixth time.
CALL it one of life's cruel jokes. MediaCorp actor Shaun Chen began shooting the light-hearted, fluffy romantic comedy The Wedding Diary soon after officially announcing the end of his marriage to actress Michelle Chia last April.
UPSET that her ex-husband had not been paying maintenance for her and their daughter, she made posters with his picture, name and address.
JOHN, a 53-year-old marketing manager, and Mary, a 49-year-old school teacher, have been married for 26 years.
TNP ILLUSTRATION: Teoh Yi Chie
A SINGAPOREAN man's application for divorce was dismissed as his reasons for filing it were deemed too trivial.
PLEASE stop loving me, and stop getting me into trouble.
After months of gripping accusations, denials and exposes of family secrets, the grand finale of our homegrown real-life soap opera was finally played out in Family Court Room 5 yesterday afternoon.
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