'I regretted it when I saw her in pain': Abusive husband learns to manage anger after rehabilitation

Ryan realised that he needed help and he joined the Brotherhood programme in 2019 for men who are violent to family members. PHOTO: THE NEW PAPER
New: Gift this subscriber-only story to your friends and family

SINGAPORE - Ryan, a 32-year-old pest control worker, would get angry with wife over "little, little things" and sometimes, used his fists to show his displeasure.

His first marriage, which was mired in violence and financial woes, ended. He married again, and his second wife was not spared the violence.

Already a subscriber? 

Read the full story and more at $9.90/month

Get exclusive reports and insights with more than 500 subscriber-only articles every month

Unlock these benefits

  • All subscriber-only content on ST app and straitstimes.com

  • Easy access any time via ST app on 1 mobile device

  • E-paper with 2-week archive so you won't miss out on content that matters to you

Join ST's Telegram channel and get the latest breaking news delivered to you.