Tag: loneliness

(Note to readers: I have inserted many links to my SOW private journal. These journal entries are inaccessible to the public.) On the second day of SOW, I crystallised four issues1 that I wanted to and thought that I would grapple with, and maybe resolve,2 during SOW. This is my post-SOW reflection; I’ll traverse each issue […]

(Also, a Valentine’s Day post of sorts.) First Love1 is one of my new favourite P&W songs. We began using it right from the start of SOW, and when R declared that this song would always remind him of the truths he learnt in SOW, I fell a little in love with the song too. The […]

Oh, the comfort, the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person; having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words, but to pour them all out, just as they are, chaff and grain together, knowing that a faithful hand will take and sift them, keep what is worth keeping, and then, with a breath of […]

“Who journeys with you? Like, who checks up on you nowadays?” A asked. I mentioned two names. I felt a stab of loneliness and resentment, thinking about the names that I did not mention. But another thought swiftly countered such neediness: just as well, since I might potentially be leaving all this behind if I pursue Option 1A to its […]