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Despite her apology, her friend remains distant and polite


I am in my mid-30s, married, no children. My problem started when my boyfriend told me that a friend, who was the closest to me in our group of six friends, flirted with him and made an indecent proposal. I felt so hurt that I cut her off from the rest of the group, ostracizing her before she could poison the rest of us. I made sure we were all cold to her and never hesitated to ridicule her when she joined our get-togethers.

Posted: August 3rd, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

She feels like a loser


I am in my late 30s, a successful woman, married but not blessed with kids.

Posted: June 29th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Relationship,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Her husband falls for his best friend’s wife


I married my cousin’s childhood friend who is four years older than me. They have been friends since elementary.

Posted: June 1st, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Headlines,Relationship,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

She doesn’t want to join the graduation march and merriment


Three days from now I’ll be marching onstage for my college graduation. The thing is, I don’t want to attend. Today we had our first rehearsal; I purposely went there so I’d feel the thrill and excitement of the event, just like my batchmates who can’t talk enough about it in Facebook. But not me. I felt lonelier and convinced that I don’t really enjoy such events.

Posted: April 13th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Headlines | Read More »

Is it bad to be ‘makulit’ and clingy with friends?


I recently learned that my friends of more than two years are not really my friends. They told me themselves that they really don’t see me as a friend; that they can’t be friends with me and that they only go out with me because it’s always my treat.

Posted: February 2nd, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Headlines,Relationship,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »