Friendship is an imposition, a delicate yet solid one. Have we become too polite and always fearing to be too imposing on others that we have become an isolating society at large, as a result?

I attended a wake of a dear friend whose demise came too early. I was really heartened by how all the friends came together to help support the family so quickly. A kind of imposition that took us out of all our initial plans, and that we allowed upon ourselves, because of how precious said friend was to all of us. It reminded me of JY’s funeral back in 2015 as well. All her Eusoff Hall buddies came together to help out…