Heartbreak lessons

In truth, this post could have been written a year and a half ago. But as I learned yesterday, some lessons demand to be taught over and over, simply because as John Green says so eloquently: Pain demands to be felt. 

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It was a warm, balmy night (as most Singapore nights go). The humidity hit me as the car rolled out of Changi Airport, and it didn't really register then that I was home. Home, then, was a person. It was a land 6,000km away. It wasn't this island-nation, it wasn't anything I wanted. But there …