Opinion & Commentary

Why Women Fall into Postpartum Depression

Being pregnant and giving birth can be very difficult. Postpartum depression affects 1 out of 8 women. Many say it’s because of the hormonal imbalances that women go through, but some say that it’s because of how society perceives...

Why is “Talking Back” Culture Unhealthy?

Words by Marielle BalmoresParents and misunderstandings are never a good combination, especially when you’re nearing your twenties or in them. Yet the best thing to do really is to civilly make your point as they make theirs, then try to work it...

Does The Philippines Really Need The SOGIE Bill?

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Dear Parents: Do You Believe in ‘Tough Love’?

When I was younger, I was prone to tantrums. I’d like to think all the kids were at that age. I was a child who felt like I wasn’t getting enough attention and demanded it from my parents who were probably busy with other things. I cried when I...

This is what dating an older guy feels like…

When I first met him, I was a damsel in distress. I had just graduated from college and if I’m honest, being in college was the time of my life. As the rebellious type, the way I handled the pressure of the circumstances I was born with was to...

No, Jealousy is NOT a Sign of Love

Words by Leika Golez These days apparently, some people think that jealousy is cute. Well, I think that’s just one big misconception. In my opinion, jealousy stems from various factors, but it’s definitely not love. It can be insecurity that...

To all NBSBs/NGSBs: Kalma, Love Will Come

Words by Gianna Sibal I am twenty years old. And I know, I know—it’s still on the young side, I’ve just gotten past the teenager stage, I’m just starting to get a hang of the adult life, yadda, yadda, yadda. But those in their...