Why I am NOT as Excited about the Divorce Bill

BEFORE YOU GO PRO, JUST A THOUGHT: 1. Guys would LOVE it. They can divorce their baby mamas and remarry again anytime. They can divorce a handful of times like changing their phones. NOTE: It is easier for divorced men to remarry than single mothers to remarry only because many men do not want the […]

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How a Motorcycle Led to Infidelity

It all started with a motorcycle. Our driver wanted to buy a brand new motorcycle. The price tag was 6x his salary but since it was a 2-years to pay deal at Php 3,500 a month payment. That’s around 23% of his monthly salary. “How can he afford it?” I said. “That’s a lot of […]

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Stories of Manila: The Rascal

Our driver has a problem. He cannot stop cheating on his wife, and because he was so reckless in doing it, he has been caught a handful of times. This time around, he was once again, kicked out of his house by his irate wife. “I was more careful this time though,” he told my husband. […]

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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 month despite flying back and forth to see each other. The last time my friend […]

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It’s Not Easy Being a Girl

My mother tells me the story of her friend, who was so proud of her daughter. “Tess was so proud that her daughter graduated magna cum laude in a prestigious school in the Philippines,” she said. “She never had a problem with the kid. She always had good grades, and didn’t get into trouble. To top […]

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