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Preliminary thoughts on balancing “Yes… And” with “No”

Recently, two friends got me started on this book titled Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less, and one particular chapter on saying ‘No’ tripped me up a bit, because of what I know about “Yes… And.” Some years ago, I learnt how “Yes… And” have the power to liberate overselves from false dichotomies. As explained to… Continue reading Preliminary thoughts on balancing “Yes… And” with “No”

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When finding love ain’t straightforward (Part 3)

For the context regarding this series of posts, please read the first post of the series here, and the sequel to that here.  I have always resisted online dating platforms because I have heard so much about the sleazy activities that take place on these platforms e.g. single and married persons alike joining these platforms for… Continue reading When finding love ain’t straightforward (Part 3)

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When finding love ain’t straightforward (Part 2)

For the context regarding this series of posts, please read the first post of the series here.  In this second post, I will be sharing my experiences with corporate dating services, and I include under this category, private dating agencies such as Lunch Actually and the public dating agency, SDN. It all began when my private… Continue reading When finding love ain’t straightforward (Part 2)