8-year-old lives with mum 3½ days a week; rest of week with dad after parents divorce

A file photo of a father and daughter walking together. In cases where there is shared care and control, the child takes turns to live with each parent. ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG
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SINGAPORE - When their marriage broke down, Ms Toh and her former husband both wanted their only child, a daughter who is now eight years old, to live with them after the divorce.

But Ms Toh, a 29-year-old sales executive, decided not to fight with him over care and control, or which parent the child lives with.

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