Heartbreak is part of life, just as is death is

Just as with death, we are never ready for heartbreak, yet it is a natural fact of life. If you love you will inevitably hurt and if you live you will inevitably die. The difference is that with heartbreak you can learn. It’s a starting point for something else, for someone else, or for nobody […]

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My heart tears when I bid farewell

Although I’m extremely lucky to be able to visit my friends and family overseas and out-of-state, every Christmas and Summer, my heart tears a little every time I bid farewell. However normal this feeling is, it seems new every single time. It doesn’t get easier no matter how many years I’ve been through it. When […]

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Melancholy is slowly breaking my heart

The problem with human beings is their ability to remember the past. I live now in an almost constant state of melancholy for all I lost along the way. Everything rests there in some hidden part of my brain, waiting to be triggered by some place, person or thing I come across. I’ve returned to […]

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When do we lose our innocence?

When is it that we lose our innocence? Is it when we experience our first rejection, our first heartbreak, or our first loss? Whenever it is, it hurts to realize that life is not an easy ride and not a happily ever after story. It is happy, but it also comes with more than a […]

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How to mend a broken heart.

Our hearts inevitably break as we go through life. Our jobs, friends, lovers, let us down. They leave us or disillusion us, probably from the high expectations we place on them in the first place. That’s far from being bad, though. That these things happened means that we had hopes and were positive and brave […]

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