One woman’s online gaming habit on PUBG became too much for her husband to handle, and when he stopped her from playing, she filed for a divorce, because she was “deprived of her right to choose her means of entertainment.”
Gaming can have a negative effect on people, be it obesity, violence, addiction or relationship issues, and it’s quite evident with this Ajman-based couple’s issue. The husband noticed his wife’s increasing addiction to the game and decided to stop her from playing so she could focus on the family. Instead, she filed for a divorce.
Divorce filed over husband’s refusal to let wife play PUBG
From the husband’s perspective, he didn’t want his wife to get over addicted to the game, due to which she avoided family duties and work. So, as an approach to get her over the addiction. He stopped letting her play. However, the wife took him to the courts because this was a matter of suppression of freedom and the husband turned violent.
Woman was “well within limits”
According to Gulf News, Captain Wafa Khalil Al Hosani, Director of the Social Centre at Ajman Police, says although this is one of the most bizarre cases they’ve witnessed, the woman stands a point as she was “well within limits.” He explained, “The woman justified her demand for divorce by saying that she was being deprived of her right to choose her means of entertainment as she derived pleasure and comfort from the game. It was well within limits, she said, adding that she had not activated the chat option where she would be exposed to strangers and was playing the game only with her friends and relatives.”