Tag: love

Tying the knot with blessings from the family

By Boshika Gupta Picture this: A family visits another family’s home, dressed in their finest clothes and sporting bright smiles on their faces. Formal greetings take place, tea and refreshments are served and a young boy is introduced to a girl. Does he have any...

Series on sczhiophrenia 5: A mother’s painful journey

Her son has schizophrenia. She has polio.  That has not stopped Elsie Tan from declaring:  “I think we are quite a happy family.” But she has one worry: Her eldest son’s future when she is gone. Tan says her other son will have to take care...

This otaku has no time for love or dates

By Elias Tan Japanese language translator Jonathan Wong, 33, says he has never been in love. And he does not feel lonely. A fan of all things Japanese, he occupies his free time by watching Japanese animation and sentimental dramas, reading manga comics and collecting...

Happy Valentine’s Day to the men of Singapore

Dear men of Singapore, I do not know all of you but I am dating one of you. I am fortunate to be with a man who has an opinion and does not falter when I attempt to bully him into agreeing with me in an...