Valentine’s Day is fast-approaching. It may seem strange, but in Japan, Valentine’s Day is the lady’s day to confess her love. On this day, women give chocolates (often homemade ones) to men to express their love and admiration.
Being alone and loneliness aren’t the same. When you’re enjoying your solitude, you don’t feel isolated in a negative way or crave contact with others. Loneliness isn’t the same as being alone. You can be alone, yet not lonely. You can feel lonely in a crowd of people.
On June 5, 2015, Guam became the first territory of the United States to legalize same-sex marriage. Guam is also the only place in Asia Pacific other than Taiwan where same-sex couples can marry. Many couples from the Asia Pacific region come to Guam to make their vows in Guam each year!