In sickness and in health - when the mentally ill marry

Susie and David have an unusual love story. They met and fell in love while both were patients at the Institute of Mental Health (IMH) 11 years ago. ST PHOTO: JANICE TAI
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SINGAPORE - Even on their wedding night, he had beaten her up.

Unhappy that they could not get a hotel room at short notice, as all were fully booked, David shoved Susie (not their real names) to the ground and trod all over her back.

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