Dating

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...

Relationships

What no one warned you about marriage: Couples on dating, divorce, sex and porn

It was a night of earnest questions from engaged couple Salt&Light writer Gracia Lee, 25, and her fiancé Joel Seah, 29, a lawyer. In the last instalment of Salt&Light Family Night for 2021,...

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Is there such a thing as The One for me?

Growing up, I have hurt other people and I’ve also been hurt by others as well. Along the way I’ve declared so many people to have been “The One” for me… but is there really...

Money Matters

Scammed of almost $150,000 and weighed down by 8 bank debts, I started life anew

More than three years ago, I was involved in a scam case when a person made use of my kindness. After establishing an online friendship with me, he tried to sweet-talk me over the next few weeks....