Going Through Storms And Deep Hurt

My husband and I have been married since 1995 and we have a daughter, 18, and a son, 11, who has Autism Spectrum Disorder. For the past 10 years, I have been focused on my business and helping my son at the cost of neglecting my daughter and marriage. I even became abusive and violent towards my daughter.

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Precious Bonding Time

I attended my first Mother & Son Connection event in 2015 with my nine-year-old son, Aariel. I am a single mom and I look forward to any activity that can help us bond. We had no idea what the event would encompass, but we went with an open mind, looking to making it a fun day. Undoubtedly, it turned out to be an enjoyable day with many opportunities for bonding.

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Father For Life

As Jessie had previously attended Focus on the Family Malaysia’s (FOFM) Mother & Daughter Connection event and found it helpful, we thought that I too could attend the Father & Daughter Banquet with my daughters.

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Relationship With Parents Repaired

Six years ago, I would have laughed at the notion that my family could ever be a source of encouragement. The cracks in my family were deep and seemingly irreparable. I was practically estranged from my parents and my only brother, Nicholas, who is four years older.

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Life Adventure With My Son

As an Assistant Director (School Division) in the Ministry of Education, my work takes me away from home on a regular basis for as long as 10 days a month. I’m a father to an only son, Hilmi, who is now 18-years old. He used to call me “ibu” (mom) because he spent most of his time with his mother.

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