It’s heartbreaking to see a family that’s slowly falling apart. But sad to say, there are a lot of OFW families who are suffering from these kinds of things just because of infidelity.
Infidelity is not exclusive to families in the Philippines. There are a lot of Filipino workers abroad who are getting involved in a relationship despite having a family and children in the Philippines.
Most of them, homesickness is the reason, but no matter what it is, giving your children a broken home is totally unacceptable.
To add to the long list of broken OFW families, Facebook user EX Ortega shared her very own experience on her social media account.
According to Ortega, her husband first went to Saudi Arabia last 2009, with a goal of providing a better future for their kids. For many years, they managed to get through the longing and sacrifices of an OFW family.
Their communication was maintained until 2013. Her husband said that video call apps are blocked in Saudi. She instantly believed her husband, knowing that he is a member of Iglesia Ni Cristo.
It was then that their communication became seldom. However, Ortega, later on, found out that her husband has a Facebook account, one thing that he never told her.
It was then that she saw a Facebook user who kept on commenting on the photos of her husband. She sensed that something is wrong but still ignored that feeling because she trusted him.
2014 until 2017 her husband still managed to return to them. But she sensed something wrong again – he never joined his family to church.
Later on, she found out that he stopped going to church and lived with his mistress.
September 2018, he returned back to the Philippines. But not to his family but to his parents in Lapaz. He bad mouthed his wife and claimed that she is a total liar.
They decided to break up and talked about the allotment for their children. At first, he consistently sends money. But on February 2019, he stopped sending money to his children and also refused to talk to them.
He also claimed that he is already dead.
Ortega is staying strong for her children, believing that they will get through all the troubles in life even without his husband on their side.
THE TRUTH2009 – unang lapag mo sa ibang bansa, sa bansang Saudi Arabia, maraming ups and down sa buhay natin pero…