51 articles Articles posted in Matters of the Heart

You lose. You win: How a night at a Casino changed my outlook in life.

So there we were. Me and Mommy Lita were trying our luck at the slot machines. We were checked in at the biggest suite, courtesy of a prize I won at a christmas party at City Of Dreams. With a little bit of chance, we slowly built are losses to a cumulative sum of 1850 pesos. She bet 650 pesos while I bet about 800. What started with a couple 100 pesos, it became addicting. …

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Can’t let go 

There’s a gun in my home and in any moment, he can lose it and kill us all. What’s scary is that I go through life everyday like this and go to work as if I don’t get terrorized at home by him.  Let me introduce you to Paul. My live-in partner for almost 4 years. He has done probably the most painful things a woman can endure. I have wondered then what makes me …

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Thank you for doing the laundry, cleaning the house, cooking our food and taking care of Zeus. Thank you for doing your best at work. I appreciate your effort in saving up to buy me gifts. I am grateful for your effort to stay clean and controlling your anger. You’ve been so good in controlling your wants and really wait when we both can afford our luxuries. Thank you for always bringing in hope in …

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The only way to find love is to stop looking

So today I spent the whole day with Karl. I’ve known him since I was in 3rd year college and he was a freshman. Through the years, I’ve seen him fall in love and likewise, get hurt. He’s a good guy and never could I figure out why a woman would leave him with a broken heart. A dear friend, whose initials are YF, is the same way: a good guy yet unfortunate with love. …

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Pasensya na. TAO LANG

Sa aking dating pag-ibig, Pasensya na ha ngunit hindi ko kinaya ang pinagsasabi mo nung unang at pinakahuhuli ng time na sasagutin ko ang tawag mo. Sa galit ko, napasulat ako! Alam mo na ito! Pagkatapos lang ng away natin na ang set-up ay palagi akong naiyak habang ikaw ay panay masasakit na salita ang bukang bibig saka ko lang maiisip ang mga dapat kong sinagot sa pangbabastos mo. Dito na lamang kita babastusinsasagutin. Sabi mo magpapayat ako. Ang napili mo kasi …

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