Month: December 2016

Word on the Street: Tuty

When you’re of a certain age, you just want to know that there’s a certainty and consistency with your relationship. He assured me that he wasn’t playing around…

Word on the Street: Vanessa

To understand someone who’s different from you, it’s very important to have one-on-one interaction, which is something we hope to encourage through Youth Corps Singapore…

Word on the Street: Kenneth

Back when I was still in junior college, my grades weren’t all that great. My life as a student wasn’t that smooth-sailing and I was emotionally down, but my uncle was there to help act as my mentor…

Word on the Street: Zahid

I’ve been the Singapore team captain in the Paintball World Cup these past three years. In the last World Cup, we made it all the way to the quarter-finals…

Word on the Street: Pei Shan

When I was six, my teacher laughed at me and called me an ugly duckling because I was very tanned and petite. I had serious self-esteem issues after that childhood experience…

Word on the Street: Joshua

I was diagnosed with glaucoma at the age of seven. Over the course of my life from then on, my vision started to slowly go away…

Word on the Street: Balqish

I’m getting married in a few weeks. It was supposed to be a simple and hassle-free solemnisation, but now it’s turned into this elaborate wedding…

Word on the Street: Aidil and Ida

A year after we got married, we discovered that my wife was pregnant with our first child. We were so happy; but, two months into her pregnancy, she had a miscarriage…

Word on the Street: Zhong Ming

I used to be a graphic designer, and that job was a pain in the ass. Whatever you do belongs to the client, so nothing is really yours. With clothes, I can do what I want…

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