Woman regretful about her broken marriage

Number of View: 812 Hi Gilbert, I don’t know where to start…I have ruined my marriage with my own hands, my own mind. When I have regained my consciousness and correct state of mind, it’s too late.  Everything has changed and cannot be undone now. The guilt in me stays on till now and I can’t forgive myself at all. Let me elaborate more here. Five years ago, my hubby and I married after almost 10 years of friendship. We were very happy and loving towards one another. At that time, I was also very happy working in my previous …

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Goodbye, sweet Pom

Number of View: 340 Jun 20, 2010 Goodbye, sweet Pom Not even our love could give this poor pomeranian a longer life than she was destined to have By Sumiko Tan   In the end, she got only a year’s reprieve. Nine days ago, I had to put Pom to sleep. She was the pomeranian who made the news last year after she was found stuffed inside a plastic bag and dumped in East Coast. Luckily, some dog lovers stumbled on the bag and saved her. That was on June 5. My mother and I adopted her a month later. …

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A love story

Number of View: 381Jun 20, 2010 A love story Love at first sight is romantic but may not hold a candle to love that lasts a lifetime & is for better or for worse By Lee Wei Ling An advertisement for the ‘Sassy Miss 2010 Workshop Series’ in The Straits Times caught my eye recently. The headline was: ‘The Power of First Impressions.’ The text claimed: ‘It takes just 30 seconds for your first date or prospective employer to form an everlasting impression of you. So flash your X-factor, from the way you look to the style in which you …

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Maybe baby? Not yet

Number of View: 320 Jun 13, 2010 Maybe baby? Not yet By Fiona Chan When a couple gets to a certain stage in a marriage – say one or two years in, just as ‘I do’ is starting to turn into ‘do it yourself’ – a curious thing happens. Strange little lifeforms begin to pop up everywhere, like a squad of sinister stalkers that are impossible to ignore. This species is extremely devious. To disarm you, they take the shape of small, plump, blob-like creatures that make you want to pinch their chubby cheeks and go ‘oooh, coochie-coochie-coooo’. To be …

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Why Are You Single? Perhaps It’s The Choice Effect

Number of View: 523 Tim Ferriss – Why Are You Single? Perhaps It’s The Choice Effect My good female friend picked up her third glass of Syrah-Merlot and continued: “If I could only choose between three decent guys, it’d be a done deal. I’d be married already.” I nodded. Having options–perceived infinite choice–isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. How, then, do you tame indecision, particularly in relationships? The following guest post, written by Claire Williams, explores some of the more successful approaches… and realizations. ********* In 2000, Drs. Sheena S. Iyengar and Mark R. Lepper set up a tasting …

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Double whammy – Divorced and jobless

Number of View: 319 Hi Gilbert, I have been divorced for nearly a year already. However, the recovery process seems to take forever. It’s like you thought that you are able to move on in your life and then some court matters surface, and you are back to a wreck again…. and have to go through the whole emotional stages again…grief, denial, acceptance etc. Its really a horrible experience. Anyone out there has gone to any support group? I am keen to join one to know that I am not alone in this journey.  I need to maintain my sanity for …

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Are all marriages doomed?

Number of View: 568 Nobel Peace Prize laureate Al Gore and his wife Tipper arriving at the Nobel Banquet at the Grand Hotel in Oslo in 2007. A recent survey showed that women initiate two-thirds of divorces among older couples. — PHOTO: REUTERS Jun 6, 2010 Are all marriages doomed? The end of the Gores’ 40-year union has left Americans wondering if anything is sacred By Bhagyashree Garekar, US Correspondent Washington: What with the Big Spill and the Big Split, Americans are in a deep funk these days. How could the combined might of American technology and the full force …

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Sex And Divorce

Number of View: 284 Heart & Mind:  Taking Control    Jun 2, 2010 SEX AND DIVORCE By Angel La LiberteCoping with divorce and the prospect of new sexual relationships can be emotionally challenging, to say the least. Here’s a look at some of the pitfalls and opportunities you’ll encounter as you rebuild your sex life. When it comes to divorce and new relationships, there’s a memorable line from the 1989 Rob Reiner film, When Harry Met Sally. Soon-to-be-married Marie and Jess have each just gotten off the phone from consoling their single friends, Harry and Sally, who are suffering the tremors …

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