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Marriage Management

Recently I had a date. Boyish good looks, medium height, of average build. Rugged [from afar], unshaven [from up close]. Big brown eyes, floppy hair, T-shirt, jeans, holes, creases - the works. Oh and married. With kids. Double trouble?  Apparently not. For, despite his 1 out of 10 for effort, my internet-acquired beau and I… Continue reading Marriage Management

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Home and Family · Love · Marriage

The Inanimate Love Triangle

He's not the jealous type. My old man. But last week I suspected that something was meddling in my marriage. A third party. Regrettably not another man and thankfully not the mother-in-law, this "third party" [AKA my guilty pleasure] had surreptitiously stolen its way into the holy matrimony and eloped with my heart and soul, body… Continue reading The Inanimate Love Triangle

Children & babies · General parenting · Love · Motherhood

At One Today

I must have blinkedBecause a year has gone byAnd I didn't noticeYou change.Apparently it's normalTo be sentimental -Emotional even,On a day like today. A momentous day like today.Your big day.But I'm not emotional becauseYou're the beloved babyWe thought we'd never have.What's there to be emotional about?But still -Can somebody wake me upBecause a year has passedAnd… Continue reading At One Today

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Teng Ai (疼爱) – On Loving You

Loving you comes not without its complications. It's hard. You're a challenge. But it's impossible not to love you. You're funny, really funny.  And charismatic. You have that cute nose twitch. And you give great hugs. Did I ever tell you how much I love you? Silly me, of course I did. Do. Regularly. On… Continue reading Teng Ai (疼爱) – On Loving You

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Love Untold

It's February 14th. It's February 14th...and? It's February 14th and Cupid has well and truly landed in our house. Sadly, he didn't land on my lap [apparently I have more than enough strings on my bow]. And surprisingly enough, he didn't land amid the bills in today's post. Instead, his arrow was pointing firmly in… Continue reading Love Untold