Dating

Dating

What if my partner is poor? 5 questions to consider

When my father, a savvy businessman, first met with my then-boyfriend-and-missionary, Cliff, to get to know him better, he told Cliff to bring along an Excel sheet of all his savings and monthly...

Relationships

My journey with same-sex attraction

I started developing same-sex attraction (SSA) when I was in primary school, when my senior introduced me to same-sex pornography and molested me for an extended period of time. I was not born with...

Dating

How can I be a godly man during courtship?

I don’t know about you. But this is not a topic I think about much. Nor is this something I talk about with my guy friends. Guys don’t just get together and say: “Hey, let’s...

Dating

Does being a strong, bold woman mean I’ll chase away potential suitors?

The air froze. Besides the clink of forks, there was nothing but an awkward silence.  I remember the look on the young man’s face as we had dinner in a beautiful restaurant he had carefully...

Dating

What I learnt from beating my friend in a dating contest

“Hey Ken, let’s make this a contest and see who gets 10 dates first.” I remembered sending this text message to my best friend in university while grinning from ear to ear. I was...

Dating

How I met my husband in church

Vincent and I have been married for nearly two years now. We were one of the couples who got married during 2020’s circuit breaker over Zoom. It still amazes me how it all happened because we met...

Dating

Coffee Meets Bagel: Is it your cup of tea?

My husband and I met online. By accident. Yes, we were two strangers 10,000 miles apart connected by a comment on an accidental blog visit. Not only did that happen, but it also happened at an age...

Movies & TV

The Tinder Swindler, and our longing to be loved

I suck at relationships. My last experience in a serious relationship left me fearful of commitment and wary of the opposite gender. I spent my years in text-everyday non-relationships… until I...

Relationships

3 lies I believed about love

As a teenager, I was obsessed with entertainment media. Television series, movies, songs – I would consume them all endlessly.  And as love is one of the most common and popular themes in these...