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I hate goodbyes

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Conchita C. Razon

Today is my last day in Atlanta. I look forward to my next stop, but with a heavy heart, as I leave my sister behind. This time she has decided not to come to Manila with me, as she has in the past. She retired last year. Or so she thought. But I can see that she has never been busier. I know this is good for her. But I am sad.

Posted: August 31st, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Children reject widower’s new love, think she’s after dad’s assets


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I am 79 years old and a widower for the past four. The first two years were unbearable. I have four children, all professionals who have families of their own. Two are in the US, the other two are staying not far from me.

Posted: August 17th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns | Read More »

Perfect timing


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“THIS should be as good a time as any.”
ILLUSTRATION BY VOS

When, indeed, is it a good time to do anything, and at our age, too?

Posted: August 17th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Headlines | Read More »

Is lying to keep the family together ever justified?


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For the most part, I agree with the advice you give. However, I must disagree when, sometime ago, you suggested to “let sleeping dogs lie” in answer to the question whether a parent should admit to an infidelity. Likewise, you advised another letter writer to keep the news of her affair with a younger man a secret from her husband.

Posted: July 27th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Relationship,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

‘All the attention is on me–but then, so are the expectations’

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ALI, Anthony and Anna Castillo

Frank Sinatra, Franklin Roosevelt, Cary Grant, Condoleeza Rice, Lance Armstrong, Elvis Presley, Leonardo da Vinci, Indira Gandhi, Charles Lindbergh, Isaac Newton, Gregory Peck and Jesus—all famous and the only child in their respective families.

Posted: July 23rd, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Parenting,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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