Category: personal

Some Life Lesson That I’ve Learned in 2018

Time flies so fast that the next thing I know, it’s already December!

I started my 2018 with grief as Disco, my 12-year-old cat, had to go back and forth to the vet due to tuberculosis. He didn’t make it to my 29th birthday as he died on the 24th of January this year.

This year has been up and down, that’s for sure. The first few months in this year was quite challenging for me, with me quitting my office job last year with no sign of constant income whatever. Externally, with me getting older, my peers would expect me to have the life as everyone else: create my own family.

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I’ve Never Been More Anxious Than When I Got A Sudden Call From An Old Acquaintance

In the midst of my Borneo trip, I got a few messages that got me slightly anxious. I often cringed hard to read when I suddenly saw the name of some old acquaintance on various messaging platforms. From the classic ol’ Whatsapp to Instagram Direct Message.

Frankly speaking, I’m not a big fan of getting in touch with an old acquaintance. I may come across as rude, but I feel like it’s not really necessary to keep in touch, especially when their life is no longer relevant.

Not just that, I’ve experienced some rather annoying experiences when it comes to trying to be nice with some people from the past.

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What You Need to Remember When Your Dad Finds Love Again After Your Mom Passed Away

Recently, my cousin got a trouble coping with the fact that her dad is getting married again, a few years after my aunt passed away.

I’ve never been in her shoes, but then again it seems to me that her other siblings could handle it better. They’re more understanding with the idea of their dad getting married. After all, we’re all adults and theoretically speaking, it seems easier to understand the reason for what our parents do these days.

So if you’re like my cousin, who finds it hard to accept the idea of how there will be another ‘woman’ that is not your mom around the house you grew up in, maybe you need to remember some things before rejecting the idea of what makes your dad happy.

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