3 years of my life with a person whom I loved with all my heart and soul, and I did not notice the red flags because I was blinded by love.
Beaten down, he said in a low voice, “I’d rather stay confined in the comfort of my home than go out and fear for my life every single moment.”
My story of life after an abusive romantic relationship didn’t follow the classic trajectory: I actually found it harder to stand up for myself post-abuse.
I met Kei at a party, and we hit it off so well. But there was one thing I was torn about — he had a girlfriend.
While some see marriage as the next step in life as an adult, others, my friend and I included, are deciding not to say “I do”. At least, not in the near future.
I was confessed to by a guy who said he had feelings for me — but I was wary of his emotional baggage.
This is the story of Aisha, a Malaysian Muslim woman, and Vinesh, an Indian Sikh man, navigating the obstacles of strict religions, visa complications and a global pandemic.
Exposed to many religions growing up, I went on a journey of self-discovery that eventually led to me choosing Islam as my faith.
I fell in love with a Hindu boy that was a close friend of mine, unexpectedly. I knew it was going to be tough, but I didn’t know how tough it would be.
I had a painful toothache, so I went looking for odd jobs to pay for my dental surgery. That’s when I met a guy on Craigslist.