It’s challenging enough for married couples to move to any new city, and Hong Kong is no different. If expat couples are not vigilant enough to recognise the pitfalls of living in Hong Kong, this can lead to divorce. I spoke to Expat Living to examine these pressures and offered advice on how to overcome them.
‘Hong Kong is a marriage graveyard!’ When one of my patients declared this to me recently, I wasn’t surprised. Over the past 12 months, I’ve seen a notable increase in people seeking help because they’ve discovered their partner has been unfaithful. About 70 per cent of these believed they had happy, stable marriages. And every single one expressed the same sentiment: “I knew this happened in Hong Kong, and I have had friends who’ve gone through it, but I never thought it would happen to me.”
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