5 Reasons to Forgive Your Spouse

I married my husband because he is the only I can see myself growing old with, he is the one I want to spend every year of my existence, he is the one I want to be with until my very last breath – that is, if he lives longer than me.  Continue reading “5 Reasons to Forgive Your Spouse”

8 Words That Can Save a Relationship

Keeping a relationship with someone you love – whether they are your parents, siblings, friends or a spouse/boyfriend/girlfriend – means time, commitment and hard work. If you happen to find yourself losing grip of a good relationship you once had with people you truly treasure, there are some things you can do – actually, they come in words. Continue reading “8 Words That Can Save a Relationship”

Because today is your day, my love…

I want you to know how blessed I am for having you as my husband.

I want you to know how grateful I am to be your wife and the mother of our kids.

I want you to know how diligent I pray to God to make our marriage work and sustain our love for each other because it is YOU I want to grow old with; it is YOU I want to spend the rest of my life with. Continue reading “Because today is your day, my love…”

To my fellow women, please don’t settle…

Not in a job you hate, not in a town where you don’t feel at home, not with friendships that aren’t real, and especially, especially not with love.

You deserve someone who will smile at your silly jokes, who will kiss your forehead when you’ve had a long day, and who will absentmindedly reach for your hand across the center console when he’s driving, just because he wants to feel your fingers twisted with his. Continue reading “To my fellow women, please don’t settle…”

Being Happy by Pope Francis

“You may have defects, be anxious and sometimes live irritated, but do not forget that your life is the greatest enterprise in the world. Only you can prevent it from going into decadence. There are many that need you, admire you and love you.

I would like to remind you that being happy is not having a sky without storms, or roads without accidents, or work without fatigue, or relationships without disappointments. Continue reading “Being Happy by Pope Francis”

The Pain of Being in Love with Someone Who Is Toxic for You

Have you loved someone so bad that you end up losing yourself in the process?

You loved your ex more than you have ever loved anyone – but falling in love with someone should never result in falling out of love with yourself.

Source: The Pain of Being in Love with Someone Who Is Toxic for You Continue reading “The Pain of Being in Love with Someone Who Is Toxic for You”

How I ended up in a writing gig?

I’m a not a journalism graduate nor a holder of an English degree. Writing was not a passion, to begin with, but then, I like to read. I read a lot. I even squeeze in some reading time in between work hours because my always sleepy brain wouldn’t work unless I get to read something before the shift starts and right after lunch, or else I’ll dose off. Continue reading “How I ended up in a writing gig?”

4 Reasons Why Traveling with Kids is Important

My first son was just 5 months young when we first traveled out of town as a family. Since my husband doesn’t share the same hometown as mine, it has been part of our yearly plans to go back to his hometown for at least three times a year. Located just off the southern part of Negros Island, Manjuyod can be traveled by land for approximately 5 hours only, including the 20-minute boat ride, from Cebu City.  Continue reading “4 Reasons Why Traveling with Kids is Important”