Do you believe in love?
My friends describe me as a hopeless romantic which I won't even bother to deny. I 100% believe in soulmates. Friend soulmates. Partner soulmates. With most of my closest friends, I have known within minutes from a single (usually entirely inappropriate) joke or sentence that we are one of a kind.
I also believe that:
• some people have several loves
• some only get one
• despite common expectations of ever after, they are present in our lives for various durations some of which may be very very short
What is love?
To me, love is caring for someone so much...
A year ago, a particularly health conscious friend of mine who is always sharing healthy recipes and exercising was rushed to hospital in need of life saving, emergency surgery.
Life is entirely unpredictable and more often than not, not fair. I personally have always been the kind of person to save the best for last. I love ending things on a high note. I eat my least favourite parts of the meal first, leaving the crunchiest, most flavourful bits for the last bite. The perfect mouthful for an everlasting memory of delight.
The marshmallow/delayed gratification test for children (children...