The Fear of Being Alone

I’ve had this conversation many a times with friends. I thought I was alone in having a fear of being alone. Turns out, many of us have this fear. It doesn’t mean we like being around large groups of humans either. It only means we can’t be by ourselves, or don’t know how to be by ourselves, at home or outside.

As sparks fly.

People will try to hurt you with words- people who call themselves your friends will go around in circles, sometimes kicking you down, just so they can stay afloat. It’s called self-interest, and it usually transcends friendship and similar sentiments. There will be better people- people who stay by your side as the world starts…

Closure

Goodbyes are something that some may take for granted. It is just a word, right? Two syllables that mean almost nothing. But one thing that I have regretted most the last 7 years is how I never got the chance to say that word to my best friend before she took her last breath, thousands…

When Dying is the Only Way Out

I do feel like sometimes the world is closing in on me. I have moments when I would have crying fits that seem to never stop. There are times when it feels as though you’ve tried everything to be happy, but, you can’t. I’m broken inside. Just like many out there. I feel helpless, hopeless.…

Special.

My heart felt heavy as I watched the little children in the ‘normal’ school opposite from the one I work at (special school) dressed in their mini ‘cheong sams’ and traditional dress. They probably had a little celebration, with Chinese New Year being a few days away. Heavy, not because most if not all of…