Marriage

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

The World of the Newly Married: What we learnt from living together

Have you ever wondered what life after marriage is like? And what happens after the honeymoon period is over? We speak to two young couples, Chew Yin Xi (33) and Joshua Cheng (33) as well as Nicole...

Marriage

State of the Family 2022: What do our young people think about marriage and having kids?

At first glance, some of the statistics relating to marriage, divorce and childbearing that were presented at Focus on the Family Singapore’s 8th State of the Family seemed to make for grim...

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,...

Marriage

Can marriages be #SoMuchMore? Annette Lee and others share how they resolve marital conflicts

“You know how girls drop a lot of hair?” asked local artiste Annette Lee, best known for her comedic skits such as #AsianParentTings and #ChatswithChantelle, and most recently, that Caifan Song....

Marriage

Why do I want a significant other?

I was four years old when I told my mum that I’d like to get married when I’m older. “Because,” I told my mum excitedly, “I’d like to wear a white dress — just like Cinderella!” I’m...

Marriage

Jacob and Jaclyn: Extending hospitality amidst pain

It was two weeks before the wedding and everything was running like clockwork — just as how Jacob and Jaclyn Lau had expected. Renovations for their new home were underway. Jaclyn’s elder sister,...

Marriage

#SpillTheTeh: 3 couples reveal what romance with a big age gap is like

“12 years leh! Can you imagine? When he was taking his PSLE, I was just born.” That was the eye-raising parallel Zhi Ying drew when I asked if she had any considerations at the time about dating...

Marriage

4 tips to carry you through the healing process

It’s been four months since the miscarriage. Some days grief shows up, more intensely for me and more subtly for Aaron, and we continue to practise what we’ve learnt on how to love and help each...