Category Archive: Personal

Because some things are personal

On My Own

I’ve never really lived on my own, even when I was still single. Like what most Filipinos did, I stayed with my parents until I was married. My mother and I would be at home all day. I’d be working in my home office while my mom, a retired financial analyst, would be …

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About a Boy

Last year, I said the year 2014 was the best year of my life yet, and one of the reasons is an old flame came back to my life. I didn’t feel up to telling our story last year because I believed this old flame deserves more than a paragraph in a blog post. …

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2014: The Best Year of My Life Yet

Early last year, I said 2014 is the worst year of my life yet. Those words were said out of despair – I was going through some financial challenges at the time, and an eight-year relationship just came to a sudden, unexpected end.

As the months went by, I realized …

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Life Goes On

A week ago, I observed my 36th birthday. I use the word “observed” because that’s exactly what I did and that’s exactly what I wanted to do. I didn’t feel like celebrating. That day capped what might be the worst year in my life yet.

A couple …

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I’m Still Alive, or Dealing with Disappointment

Like any millennial, the first thing I do upon waking up is to log on to the Internet to check my emails and my Facebook feed. One particular morning, I chanced upon John Maxwell’s status update, wherein he shared a quote from …

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