indeed is a pathetic situation. Your mother’s friend is indeed facing a great
ordeal and it seems that she is dealing with a ‘chronic patient’. Such a husband
is really a great trial for the wife – as is life as a whole. She of course has
very few options. Living alone as you rightly said is not easy at all for a
divorced woman. And living with such a husband is equally difficult. Maybe some
elder who has influence on the person can be asked to counsel him but again such
adults may not be easy to find these days.
opts to live in misery or she decides to seek divorce, she should be aware that
life is a place of trials and tribulations. A person is sometimes tried through
his closes relations and this indeed is a emotionally rupturing experience. We
have been told to bear such vicissitudes of life with patience and forbearance.
We should keep praying to the Almighty to grant us steadfastness and resolve to
fight out the situation with a high moral character. This of course might also
help in melting the heart of such a callous husband.