Man Finds Out Wife of 19 Years Born a Man
BELGIUM — A Belgian man is battling the country’s court system to annul his marriage after finding out his wife of 19 years was born a man, Fox News reports.
The man, only identified as Jan, told the Het Nieuwsblad newspaper that he found out about his Indonesian wife’s sex change operation after hearing rumors, according to the Telegraph.
“I brought her to Belgium. That was not easy. The Belgian courts had serious doubts about the authenticity of her birth and her identity papers, but eventually they accepted it anyway,” he said. “I thought she was an attractive woman, all woman. She had no male traits.”
He also said his wife pretended to get her female cycle by using sanitary towels. The couple never had children. Jan has two children from a previous marriage.
Jan is now undergoing psychiatric help.
Belgian courts have so far refused to let the marriage be annulled.