I told everyone – including Chris and Kaylene – that I needed my “me-time” without contact with the outside world. My husband and daughter thought it odd, but said nothing, only bidding me to take care and keep safe when I was holidaying by myself.
When I returned to Singapore after my downtime, it was only Kaylene who met me at the airport – Chris could not make it as he had to work overtime. The moment we saw each other, we hugged and burst into tears.
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