Generation Grit

Once rebellious, she now fights for family bonds

Ms Delia Ng, 29, grew up without a father, finding out later that he had left the family soon after she was born. When she was 15, they met and she began a journey of forgiveness and reconciliation.
Ms Delia Ng used to be sceptical about love, marriage and family. But she has reconciled with her family members and now encourages young people to build family bonds. She is a happily married mother of a one-year-old girl.
Ms Delia Ng used to be sceptical about love, marriage and family. But she has reconciled with her family members and now encourages young people to build family bonds. She is a happily married mother of a one-year-old girl.ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG

After a difficult childhood, which saw her relationship with family members strained, Delia Ng is now working to help youth build strong family bonds. This is her story in the Generation Grit series on inspiring millennials.

Growing up, Delia Ng did not believe in marriage and families, but the 29-year-old is now spending her days helping young people build stronger bonds with their kin.

Her childhood was fraught with anger, bitterness and tension.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 03, 2019, with the headline 'Once rebellious, she now fights for family bonds'. Print Edition | Subscribe