Singlehood

Relationships

The art of being single

Single. Though there are plenty of us out there, the word itself conveys – inaccurately, I might add – the inevitable notion that we are alone in our singleness. It doesn’t help that every...

Singlehood

A letter to my (still) single self

Dear Me, So you are 22 this year, and you’re still single. Yes, it probably does not bother you much on the inside anymore, but there have still been times: moments when your eyes were locked...

Singlehood

When will my Song Joong Ki come?

K-drama fan or not, who could forget 2016 – the year of Korean blockbuster series Descendants of the Sun? I’ll be able to look back fondly and tell my grandchildren one day that I was right there...

Singlehood

Be still my single heart

“Daughters of Jerusalem, I charge you by the gazelles and by the does of the field: Do not arouse or awaken love until it so desires.” (Song of Songs 3:5) I’ve fallen in love with a...

Worldview

Compassion without compromise

One of my friends came out to me. He said he was in a same-sex relationship. I found it a highly uncomfortable experience; it shocked me because this friend was a friend in Christ. What was worse...

Dating

One girl’s guide to dating well in church

“Oh, we’re just talking.” We’ve heard it many times – maybe even said it ourselves. But here’s a question: Are we scared of commitment? Because “we’re just...

Singlehood

Single and cool with it

At 24, I’m not really at the age where I should be worrying about “feeling single”. It feels like I just graduated yesterday, and it hasn’t even been a year since I started working...

Singlehood

Redeeming broken dreams: A journey of spiritual motherhood

“Sometimes when I see kids running around, I imagine them as my own,” Deb remarks. She gazes into the distance through moist, red eyes. Coughing out a few girlish giggles, she quickly...

Singlehood

Almost 30, still single – but things are looking up

There are many reasons for someone to be single. Perhaps the standards we seek of our ideal partner might be too high: Maybe you’re holding out for an adventurous woman who is beautiful, yet...