February 15, 2019Datuk Koh Kia Lim and Datin Lim Ah Lan started out as classmates. They became friends but he harboured a crush on her from the time they were 15. Their love took time but it has lasted and they have been happily married for 45 years.
December 17, 2018The new hiking trend is popular because it offers a “harmless way to approach other people”, says psychologist Werner Gross.
“When hiking, playing games or doing sport, people get to know each other in a way that doesn’t force any obligations.” And people bond through a shared activity.
November 30, 2018The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence is a worldwide campaign to bring attention to gender-based violence.
Every year, the campaign starts on Nov 25 (runs from International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women on Nov 25 till until Dec 10 (Human Rights Day on Dec 10.
The theme for this year’s campaign,...
November 9, 2018Marital rape remains a deeply misunderstood form of domestic violence. A husband forcing himself on his wife is often seen as a man seeking his conjugal rights.
The idea of consent in a marriage is not widely understood and instead, wives are supposed to be in a perpetual state of consent.
A 2015 survey from the Canadian Women’s...