“Wait, why aren’t you dating the smart guy?” my friend asked me. “I thought you like smart guys.” “I do,” I told her. “But I just don’t feel like I’m good enough for him.” The truth was, I was afraid. I was afraid that he’d turn... Read More
I couldn’t believe it.
Was this really happening to me?
I stared blankly at the ticket my ex had handed me. It was a one-way ticket back to California, a place I never expected going back to, at least not like this, and not without him.
“I’m sorry. I’m so sorry,” I blurted out, as my date looked on with a speechless expression. “I’m not ready to date yet. I don’t actually want to be in a relationship.” I wasn’t actually looking for a relationship, because I was... Read More
It’s not about how much you know, but how much more you’re able to learn. Ever since I started rebuilding my life three years ago, I made it a habit to constantly write down the things I didn’t know in a notebook. And whenever I got the chance,... Read More
A few weeks ago, I received an email from someone who recently read my post about the 9.5 year breakup that left me stranded in China. They were glad to see how my life had moved on, how I am better off now, but were curious to know, “Why didn’t... Read More