Gujarat: 19-yr-old mom calls helpline looking for divorce to reside with PUBG accomplice


The lady met a fellow participant, who can be from Ahmedabad, and have become so near him that she wished a divorce from her husband and wished to reside with this man, officers of Abhayam informed 

Written by Shashank Raj 

A 19-year-old mom from Ahmedabad just lately rang up a girls’s helpline looking for assist to break up from her husband in order that she might reside together with her gaming accomplice. An avid PUBG (Gamers Unknown Battleground) participant, the girl performed the favored multiplayer on-line sport together with her accomplice on a relentless foundation, mentioned officers from the helpline— ‘Abhayam-181′.

Responding to the girl’s plea, Abhayam assigned a counselling staff, which then visited her home and talked to the household enquiring in regards to the difficulty. The staff discovered that she had been spending a lot time on her cell phone taking part in PUBG, which created variations between her and the household.

Challenge head of Abhayam 181 helpline Narendrasinh Gohil informed The Indian Specific that on a mean, the helpline acquired about 550 calls a day, of which “around 90 had to be addressed by a team of counsellors that visited their homes”. He added that this was the primary name of its variety. Normally, moms would name complaining about kids hooked on PUBG, mentioned Gohil.

Sonal Sagathiya, the counseller in cost, who met the girl, suggested her to rethink her determination. “She was further offered to stay at a rehabilitation centre in Ahmedabad. However, she refused because it did not allow the use of mobile phones,” mentioned Sagathiya.

“As a policy of Abhayam helpline, the counsellors didn’t force a decision on the lady and just counselled her on the options available to her. The woman said she needs time to think about it and will call the helpline if she needs further help,” Gohil added.

(Shashank Raj is an intern with the Indian Specific, Ahmedabad)