“You’re just cynical: people out there aren’t racist! You just gotta write a better profile! Take better pictures of yourself!” … are just three out of dozens of bullshit lines I’ve been fed in the last 3 years since I started my attempt at dating in Germany, several months after moving here.
I had planned to put together a post like this at a later point but I suppose it’s a good thing I get this post out there now to set the basis for several future posts that investigate in-depth where all of these feelings come from.Continue reading “Why I plan to leave Germany and head back to Kuala Lumpur”
…is the question I’m often faced with whenever the topic of conversation makes an inevitable turn towards how I’m liking this foreign city and how long I plan to stay, which is when I bring up dating and wanting to start a family, career development, financials and buying property, even early retirement; just general “planning for the future” type of stuff.
There he goes again – “cleaning” the house. At least once a year, usually more in recent years now that he’s retired, my dad tries to clean the family home in which I grew up. He’s been doing this for at least the past 20 years.