Tag Archives: relationships

HR Hacks: 12 Confusing Common Questions Answered About DSWD SAP, DOLE CAMP, and SSS SBWS

After receiving (or not receiving) government aid, many people are still confused as to what they are, and what they’re supposed to get. Hence, I consolidated the answers in one post just to clear things up. 1. What is CAMP, … Continue reading

Posted in Advice, Ask Tina in Manila, Business, covid-19, Current Events, Employee Relations, entrepreneurship, Filipino Men/Women, Finance, How to Manage People, Human Resources (HR), Lists, Philippines, Polarizing Opinion, Reflections, Work | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

Love Hacks: The Choice is Simple — Forgive or to Leave

A lot of women complain about their significant others. Specifically, in the aspect of infidelity. “My husband cheated,” they would ask. “But he said he’s sorry. Do cheaters change?” Obviously, every single woman would shout, “NO, Are you freaking nuts?! Don’t … Continue reading

Posted in Advice, Conflicts, Family, Family Drama, Filipino Men/Women, Husband, Relationships | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

10 Things That Kept Me Busy During the ECQ

Over the last month, our family has spent a lot of quality time with each other as we generally followed through the government mandated Expanded Community Quarantine (ECQ). 1. I worked… The first two weeks, I closed the 2019 ledgers … Continue reading

Posted in covid-19, Family, First Experiences, Updates | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Love Hacks: Who is the King Stefan in our Lives?

We are watching Maleficent and King Stefan’s betrayal really struck me. King Stefan was Maleficent’s childhood friend and later betrayed her by sawing off her wings as proof of her death so he can be the king’s successor. I realize … Continue reading

Posted in Advice, Filipino Men/Women, lovelife, Reflections, Relationships | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Death at the Time of Corona(virus)

As of today, March 18, there are 202 confirmed cases of Coronavirus, with 17 dead. That’s a whopping 8.4% of those confirmed who died, double the global death rate of 3.5%. Source: http://www.covidph.com 17 is not yet that bad. While … Continue reading

Posted in covid-19, Philippines, Ramblings, Relationships | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Highly Recommended: Hapag MNL, A Celebration of Filipino Tastes in a Pretty and Organic Package

For our post-Valentine’s Day date, hubby and I tried out a new private dining restaurant in Katipunan. To be honest, I’ve been trying to het a reservation at Toyo Eatery but their times are always inconvenient, so it was very … Continue reading

Posted in First Experiences, Food, Fun Activities in the Philippines, Highly Recommended, Husband, Philippines, Restaurant reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Love, Mr. Dessert and Hope for Single Women in Daranak Falls

We had an interesting experience at Daranak Falls Tanay. When we went to Tanay Daranak Falls, we heard the big voice of a man who was hawking his mango graham goodies. Mango Graham in a tub is super easy to … Continue reading

Posted in entrepreneurship, Filipino Men/Women, Fun Activities in the Philippines, Life lessons, Marriage, Personal opinion, Philippines, Weekends, Work | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

10 Tips for a Successful Blind Date

1. Put your phone down. It’s annoying and will not die if you did not look at it during the date. 2. Maintain eye contact with your date when talking to him. Looking in the floor or everywhere else is … Continue reading

Posted in Advice, First Experiences, Personal opinion, Reflections, Relationships | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

5 Important yet Unconventional Questions to Ask BEFORE You Marry

Husband and I have joined more pre-marital counseling sessions more than average. We’ve gone through at least 15 separate sessions both one on one and as a group, but after we got married, there was still some adjustment. Apparently, most … Continue reading

Posted in Advice, Boyfriend, Conflicts, Culture, Dates, Ethics, Family, Family Drama, Favorite Posts, Filipino Men/Women, First Days of Marriage, Friendship, Hong Kong Life, Husband, Interests, Kid Problems, lovelife, Marriage, Men, newlywed life, Personal opinion, Philippines, Polarizing Opinion, Question & Answer | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Spot, Don’t Tell

I know of a handful of good women and their naughty little partners. For some reason, I come across some acquaintance’s husband who should not be doing what they were doing when I saw them. One had the bad luck … Continue reading

Posted in Ramblings, Reflections, Relationships, Updates | Tagged , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Highly Recommended: Kimnetix’s Art Sessions every Saturday Afternoon @ Conrad Manila

Are you looking for a relaxing creative activity every Saturday afternoon for a small fee of ₱350? My daughter and I attended the Kimnetix Network-organized art session in Conrad Manila yesterday. For a minimal charge of ₱350 per person, we … Continue reading

Posted in children, Culture, Early Learning, Highly Recommended, Kiddie Activities, Leisure, Motherhood, Parenthood, Parenting, Philippines, Updates, Weekends | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Is it the Woman’s Fault When Things Don’t Work Out?

A mommy asked last week after discovering that her husband had an affair, “He said that it was my fault that the marriage is broken because of my attitude and how I led our family. So I apologized for everything.” … Continue reading

Posted in Advice, Conflicts, Family, Family Drama, Filipino Men/Women, First Days of Marriage, lovelife, Marriage, newlywed life | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment