‘Real agenda’ of divorce bill | Inquirer Opinion

‘Real agenda’ of divorce bill

05:01 AM March 28, 2018

This is in response to the article, “Poor pay high price for divorce ban” (3/16/18).

In reality, women divorced by their husbands go to the poorhouse. The ex-husband gives regular financial support to the children until he has a new family to support.


And then the support for the first family trickles down until it stops.

Then the first wife goes to court for support and wins the case. So the ex-husband again sends monthly support for some months and again stops.


After years of asking for money for the children, the first wife gets tired of running after the ex-husband.

So she struggles to bring up the children all by herself. Or, the woman finds another man and her children from a previous marriage get entangled with the children of their stepfather.

Battered wives have legal separation to resort to. But the real agenda of the divorce proponents in Congress is remarriage.

Annulment of marriage due to psychological incapacity bars them from remarriage, so they want divorce.

LELLA M. DE JESUS, [email protected]

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