Category Archives: Friendship

How My Friend Got Away with Infidelity

My married friend learned that her husband was flirting with other women behind her back. Given that he needs to be based in the Southern area and their child studies here in Manila, they have spent many days apart per … Continue reading

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When a man chases after a woman… but he’s not THAT cute

A man in serious like/love, who is ardently pursuing a woman, is a man on fire. My friend, who is pursuing my female best friend, is such a man. Since she lives in another country, when she came to visit, … Continue reading

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Will you compromise just a little bit if you’re not a spring chicken no more?

When I was dating my now-husband at 32 years old, my future father-in-law chided me, “But you’re not a spring chicken anymore!” I wasn’t insulted as much as I was amused. In the end, I had the last laugh. I … Continue reading

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Couple Envy

There is what you call, “Business envy.” Business envy is when you wish you are in another business because you are envious of the profits and success that business entails. I have a little bit what you call, “Couple envy.” … Continue reading

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Husband’s Guest Post — “My Wife Drives Me Nuts”

Does your mom, dad or sibling have a particular habit that just simply drives you nuts? Burping out loud, leaving the door open, cluttered mess… these sort of things? Now, take these irritations and multiply it by at least ten. … Continue reading

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My Personal Experience with Nu Skin – The Company with an Ulterior Motive

My phone rang. It was an unknown number.  “Bonita here,” I greeted as I picked up the phone. “Hi Bonita, this is Patricia!”  Patricia had been my college classmate back at college. We worked on our senior year project together, doing … Continue reading

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Wedding Prep #4: The Perils and Joys of Finding the Right Wedding Dress Online AND Offline!

Since fiancee and I met online, I found it fitting to actually try to order my wedding dress online. Unlike many brides who have their couturier design their gowns from scratch, I wanted to see the final look and feel … Continue reading

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I’m Different

I worry about things most women do not worry about. For one, I worry about money and income, and how to become financially independent. When I think about salary, I think about how your compensation is worth the time and … Continue reading

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How to Make A Girl Like YOU

This is so true… Tried and tested… if you like someone: Step 1: Find a way to “connect” with them. In the Philippines, it’s easy enough so long as you have her number. Be non-threatening and start with a simple, … Continue reading

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My best friend’s crash and burn

My best friend said that her new romance had crashed and burned. It was only a month or two since it began. She is a senior resident at a hospital. The guy is a junior resident with a complicated past. … Continue reading

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