"Your friends and family are all in favour of your relationship.Sometimes, you feel like your relationship is right, but your loved ones have doubts and are all telling you it's wrong. So many times, I may get annoyed with my husband, but if I just hold my tongue, the issue will blow over.
"Surprising him on his last birthday by planning a meal at Restaurant Andre with his twin brother and sister-in-law.In my case, my family knew Deon was the one for me even before I did - Sheila says the key to a happy union is… So you need to pick your battles and learn when to hold back.When my dad first met him, he predicted that we would get married, and he was right!I wanted to celebrate Deon's birthday with just the two of us, but I knew he really wanted to be with his family, so I surprised him on the day by making it a group affair. This year, we're planning a surprise birthday bash for him on a yacht - just to up the ante!" Congrats to our cover girl Sheila Sim (@sheila_sim), who's one of the Top 40 Most Popular Artistes at this year's Star Awards!Sheila Sim may now be married, but the actress and model still prefers to go by her maiden name, thank you very much.Since she wed banker Deon Woo, 37, in January, only a few family members have teased her with her married title, "Mrs Woo".It's why we got to know each other so well in such a short period of time." She agrees that accepting Deon's proposal in six months was "crazy" but romantic Sheila accepted Deon's proposal atop a snowy mountain in Hokkaido, after just six months of dating."It came as a complete surprise to me: He took me to our special spot, planted his Go Pro camera in the snow, and I instantly knew something was up."I don't think the arrival of a child should change my entire life; I still want to do my own thing.I'm inspired by the veteran actresses around me who work, but still have very good relationships with their kids." In the meanwhile, Sheila is happy to spend time with her niece, Alexis.Read all about Sheila's thoughts on love and marriage (and why she can't wait to have babies) in our April issue, out now!- Assistant Editor, Lisa Twang #sww #covergirls #starawards A post shared by The Singapore Women's Weekly (@thesingaporewomensweekly) on According to Sheila, the best way to get over a fight is…He got down on one knee with the ring, and I laughed and cried because I thought the proposal was so funny and sweet." Getting engaged within six months was "crazy", Sheila admits.