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Greener pastures
by Azlinda Said

Greener pastures

That was two years ago. It took me about a year to finally move on with my life.

I have a steady job now and have moved back in with my parents, who have been so supportive, even helping me care for my kids while I'm at work.

It was difficult at first, having to survive on a single income - I realised how 'pampered' we had been when Fred was around and bringing home a big salary - but we have managed to adjust to our new, humble lifestyle.

I never bothered to find out what the legal status of Fred's second marriage was.

But I explained to my children what their father did and why we divorced - I don't want to hide anything from them. I don't know if they fully grasped the situation - all they did was to cry and hug me, and ask for Daddy to make them breakfast the day after - but I hope they will understand when they get older.

They still see their father once in a while, but they are no longer as close to him as before.

I have started dating again. I'm not yet ready to walk down the aisle once more, but I'm willing to take a second chance with another man.

I hope that I'll be able to find someone better than Fred, someone who will not only embrace my young ones as his own, but also love me - and only me." 

*Names have been changed

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readers' comments
Fact is if she had done her job as his wife, he would never have strayed. But of course stupid singapore women, belives they can have it all at the press of a button. We are women smart, pretty and independent hear us roar. Ps but we are also the most pathetic, abondoned, weak creatures on the planet hear us meow.
Posted by mcheong1 on Sun, 22 Dec 2013 at 03:19 AM

Elton John & Kiki Dee

Don't Go Breaking My Heart
Posted by igodwhatuwant on Sun, 22 Dec 2013 at 01:52 AM
Isn't it already clear what Fred's version of the story is ?

He strayed and fell in love with Jane. He committed adultery and bigamy. He didn't love his wife enough to end his relationship with Jane and return to the wife.

No point hanging onto a man who doesn't love you and who has another family.
Posted by EyesWideOpened on Sun, 22 Dec 2013 at 01:17 AM
such stories are always not what it about asking Fred his version?
Posted by BlackDragon on Sat, 21 Dec 2013 at 21:19 PM
Huh?Y not 2?Polygamy can be practised if everyone is happy
Posted by quikninja on Fri, 20 Dec 2013 at 10:31 AM
stupid title !!!!
must be garbage story.
Posted by moxmoxmox on Fri, 20 Dec 2013 at 09:46 AM
this is terrible :(
Posted by NotAWookie on Fri, 20 Dec 2013 at 09:43 AM
Could 'Jane' have gone through what 'Kim' went through with the latter now literally in the former's shoes?
Posted by Hungouttodry on Fri, 20 Dec 2013 at 09:42 AM

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