"Uncle Agony" is a new segment where residents can email us their concerns and troubles. We will answer all your queries and hope that the issue, can be resolved in a peaceful and amicable manner. Of course, the information we provide are mere suggestions from our team and do not represent any official institutions or anyone. In this way, we hope Queenstown residents can "breathe a little easier...
In an interview with one of the residents for our Love @ MyQueenstown programme, a forty-five year old married woman living in Blk 165, Stirling Road revealed that her husband has been touchy since he has visited Casino. She understood that her husband will visit the Casino once every week and believed that he had lost money there. Her husband would get drunk and return home in the wee hours and hit her 11-year old son. She is worried for her son.
MyQueenstown's reply: Domestic violence can be defined as a pattern of abusive behaviours by one party in the forms of physical aggression, threats, emotional or sexual abuse. Physical abuse is common in a malfunction family unit.
Family is viewed as a haven from the world, supplying absolute fulfillment to each individual by encourage love and trust among individuals to escape the competition of dehumanizing force in society. However, the declining family structure has been shaped by high rates of divorces today. Upholding a family financially and emotionally hasn't been easy today.
Therefore, residents in Queenstown facing family issues ought to seek assistance to resolve any difficulties and issues together. An institution that they can visit is the Family Service Centre, located at Level 5, Blk 88 in Tanglin Halt Road. The centre aims to serve, strengthen and support families so that they are stable and strong. At the centre, family counselling, family life education and community support is offered. Do contact them at 6476 1481 or email them at firstname.lastname@example.org if you require assistance.
Hope that helps!
Disclaimer: Suggestions given by MyQueenstown Team may be used to resolve the issues.