By Pam Pastor
‘I know the only reason you’ve been staying is so your kids wouldn’t have to say they come from a broken home. But a broken home is better than seeing you fight all the time. If you can’t stand it anymore, leave,” I told my mother one day. I was only 12 years old […]
“I coped with my parents’ separation by accepting the fact that there was nothing I can do to keep them together. I realized that I didn’t have to stress myself because of their separation. I have my own life to live so I focused all my energy on my friends and just having fun. And I had two awesome grandparents that took on the roles of father and mother. That’s probably why I didn’t feel any abandonment issues, hatred or any negative feelings toward my parents. My grandparents have always filled the hole of having a broken family.”—Migs
My Chair RocksBy Conchita C. Razon
Time spent at my daughter’s home in Florida has stirred memories when I was a working housewife in the United States and she was just a baby. As I watch her play her many roles and wear different hats, I am in awe of her stamina and dedication. I tell her: “You are like a juggler, keeping all the balls up in the air and not dropping a single one. How do you do it?”
By Dexter R. Matilla
A writer in his twilight years who writes celebrity profiles and tutors students gets jolted from his stupor when a former lover comes out of nowhere and reveals a son he never knew existed.
By Richard Cepeda Go
A dog or cat can bring out the best in a man if you allow it to. This usually happens because the dogs and cats give us unconditional love.