Conversation no. 12: never too late to educate

With my left foot injured, I chose to stay on the boat and let the others go to the small lagoon for some exploration. So I grabbed a bottle of chilled San Mig Light and struck up a conversation with our boat captain — a 24-year old Palawan native named Dong. ME: Taga-dito ka talaga?…

Conversation no. 11: to love or to let go

Di ko matiis na di sabihin sa kanya na wala syang maaasahan sa kaibigan ko. So finally nung sinabi ko, nagpasalamat sya. Ngayon, nalilito sya kung anong susunod nyang diskarte. ME: Natatandaan mo ba nung umpisa pa lang, tinanong kita kung seryoso ka? Sabi mo noon, oo. Ngayon, ganun pa din ba ang sagot mo?…

Conversation no. 10: Emotional demolition

Nakakaawa. Sa likod ng usual nyang ngiti, ramdam ko ang takot nya sa future ng pamilya nya. HIM: Mawawalan na kami ng bahay… ME: Ha? Bakit? HIM: Ide-demolish daw yung mga bahay sa lugar namin. Tatayuan daw ng bagong tulay. ME: E, saan kayo lilipat? HIM: Di ko nga alam e. Hindi naman talaga kami…

Conversation no. 9: waiting for Mr. Right

Yes, the title is right. I AM waiting for Mr. Right. That’s what’s wrong with me, I think. I wait, I do not seek. Read through this recent conversation (via YM) with a friend:ME: tingin mo, bakit hanggang ngayon wala pa akong asawa o boyfriend man lang? is it too much to ask for a…

Conversation no. 8: Life-coaching my self

I’m feeling depressed, tired, weary, sad, stressed. The worst time of the year for me. So I tried to ask someone to give me a pep talk, but somehow I found myself doing the life-coaching for myself… ME: Bakit ganito ang feeling ko ngayon? Ayoko na talaga. Sige nga, i-life coach mo nga ako… HER:…