Tag: marriage

She’s leaving, too

It is never easy to physically lose anyone. I'm guilty of instinctively giving in to making these milestones in their lives about me.

Airport moments

I let out a big sigh to calm a bit of heartache when I was writing a straight news about Singapore's new terminal facilities.

Status Update

I navigated around and deleted the “Single” from my Facebook profile page. Immediately, my profile page noted, “Lala is no longer listed as "single." Good. I then sent quick hellos and how-are-you’s to old contacts. I finally went to sleep. Three hours after, I woke up to about 6 unread text messages in my phone. Five of those texts were asking who my new boyfriend is.

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Marriage-ready

I read an interesting article a month ago on the phenomenon of inter-marriages between Korean men and Vietnamese women. It read like the 21st century version of mail-to-order brides, except that instead of exchanging snail mails for months or years and pictures thereafter, the whole deal is sealed within five days.