Opinion & Commentary

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...

The Good Things Being Ghosted Taught Me

The recent trend about #ghosting has led to many discussions on the Internet. This being the month of A-ghost-o, I thought it good to share my experience on how I moved on from the harrowing experience of being ghosted.  Redefining ghosting.  The...

Does Hard Work Really Defeat Luck?

Words by Leika Golez A lot of people say that luck is crucial when it comes to success. And I completely agree! In a way, life is just one big lottery. Right from the start, we weren’t blessed with the opportunity to choose our genetics, correct?...