….He’s run­ning away with re­tire­ment monies - es­tranged wife

Observer on Saturday - - News -

he fam­ily feud has de­gen­er­ated to a bit­ter spill as the es­tranged wife of the re­tired army of­fi­cer is also ac­cus­ing her hus­band of aban­don­ing her now that he has re­tired and has money.

The es­tranged wife con­fessed that they are cur­rently fac­ing prob­lems in the fam­ily, but blames her in­laws for sid­ing with her hus­band with­out as­sist­ing with rec­on­cil­ia­tory means.

The wife said, “My in-laws are sid­ing with their brother as if I’m the only one to blame on the chal­lenges we are fac­ing now.

The chal­lenges have been there for a long time and six chil­dren have been born out of wed­lock and we fought un­til I ac­cepted the sit­u­a­tion.

I wel­comed his six chil­dren here at home and some of them are still very young and still at school”.

She stated that she has silently en­dured the pain of his hus­band’s trans­gres­sion and ac­cused him of still hold­ing on to her mis­takes of the past with­out for­giv­ing her. “Fam­ily prob­lems are there in ev­ery mar­riage and ev­ery­one has his own skele­tons in his or her closet but it’s painful when your in-laws de­cide to aban­don you in­stead of unit­ing the fam­ily.

It pains me that I’m stay­ing with his mi­nor chil­dren here and now that he has money he has aban­doned us for other women as that’s the rea­son he moved back to his parental home”.

She de­scribed the sit­u­a­tion as not new as her hus­band has been do­ing the same dis­ap­pear­ance acts for some time and that such has al­ways been fol­lowed by re­ports of a child born out of wed­lock. She said he would come back home and they have to start all over again.

“I’ve with­stood all this for years, hence the six chil­dren that have been added to our fam­ily. We talked about the is­sue of the last cheque with my hus­band on how we should save and take care of the fam­ily, but that has changed and now he is at his parental home”.

The wife said it pains her not get­ting the sup­port of the fam­ily as she had hoped that with the last cheque they would unite as a fam­ily.

She said the sit­u­a­tion is very bad in their home­stead and she is also con­cerned that she is fight­ing a los­ing bat­tle as her in-laws are ill-ad­vis­ing her hus­band.

“I will leave the fam­ily home even­tu­ally, but I’m con­cerned about the mi­nors he brought home from his es­capades. They are still young and they only know me as their mother,” she added.

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