My 30th birthday happened to coincide with a farewell lunch. X points to me, and announces to the table, and to Y, that it is my birthday. Y asks me, “So, leaving early today?” Before I could respond, X replies, “Where will he go? He is not married, and he doesn’t have a girlfriend.” I […]Read More Being single feels like a crime at 31.
My circle of friends often feels like a lot of weak WiFi signals. They’re there, I can detect them, but I can’t connect to most of them. There are more ways for us to reach out to people than ever before. It’s a bit creepy to think the sheer number of people out there with […]Read More This is what Loneliness feels like today
Antonio couldn’t believe his eyes. After having dinner at a café that always felt just right, he was walking in its vicinity, reminiscing walks from a few years ago. He could recall the tiniest of details every time he was there. Where the rainwater puddles were deepest. Where the rustling of the trees was loudest.Read More If you had one wish, what would it be?
Dear loneliness, Long time, no see? Just kidding. We’ve known each other for quite a while now. By now you’d be well versed with details like my favorite song and the woman I secretly admire the most.Read More Dear loneliness, long time no see? Just kidding