My partner of three years has decided to jilt me.
He went through a divorce (as his marriage had broken down from a child out of wedlock) at which time he lived with me for 19 months. We agreed that he did not have to pay rent but save money to pay deposit towards a new house. He has been saving the money. I paid for most expenses including clothing for his child.
Subsequently we agreed to sell my house (after an armed robbery experience) and that we will move in together in a house that he is buying in his own name. He is currently awaiting registration of the house and has started acting up. It got to a point where it hurt so much and i asked him to leave my house.
I want to sue him for bridge of promise and that he pays me R 5000/ month for 19 months that he resided with me.
as a result i have been angry and verbally abused and threatened to move in with him like it or not. i have now found out he is with another woman and am more hurt by this. He has previously communicated our plans to a friend.
yes when we spoke. we first intended to live together like we have been for at least a year before we go ahead with marriage. especially because he needed a breather after the divorce.
yes we had not set any date yet.
yes we had not set a date.
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