Despite that, Marietta is from Philippines and she has strong family ties. I love Marietta, and I just want us to clearly agree on some areas before we get into this marriage.
My major fears that make me want to have this agreement are that, first, I have a previous experience which taught me a lesson. Since we did not have any agreement in the previous marriage, I was traumatized by the financial loss that I incurred due to the divorce. I also had to fight for equal custody of my child. The divorce affected me financially, emotionally, it affected my businesses and my assets. The second fear is that I have a small daughter from the previous marriage who is in my custody. This agreement is important for her protection and education. I also have a company and I fear that it might be affected in case of anything. My assets are also at stake, my house and my other property. I also fear for my finances, I would not like to undergo what I passed through before. I also put into consideration that Marietta is from Philippines origin and her family is there. This agreement is just to take a precaution and not to anticipate anything.
I believe that some of the things that I have struggled to build on my own should not be affected by my marriage, for example, I have a company which I have tirelessly worked to put in place. It would be unfair if it would be brought down by a divorce with someone who found it already established. I have also struggled for all my other assets which should not be affected by marriage. My own child is my responsibility and I should be allowed to take good care of her. We should also agree on how we will conduct ourselves and our boundaries. What if we have children, how should we take care of them? In case of a divorce, what will happen to them? We need to agree on the custody of the children and the visiting rights.
The advantage of my decision is that we will