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Stay friends with your Ex, yes or no

Stay friends with your Ex, yes or no

In all love matters personal emotions are involved and 2 people. Answering love questions is tricky. Because the way I handle things might differ fromt the way you handle things. Many people advice on YouTube and websites and love matters and break ups are the most googled questions, so I guess we are all a bit puzzled every now and then by the hardship and/or magic of falling in and out of love. Even I sometimes search the internet, just…

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Do Filipinos know the word intimacy?

Do Filipinos know the word intimacy?

in·ti·ma·cy ˈin(t)əməsē’ noun – close familiarity or friendship; closeness. “the intimacy between a husband and wife” synonyms: closeness, togetherness, affinity, rapport, attachment, familiarity, friendliness, friendship, amity, affection, warmth, confidence; informal chumminess “the sisters reestablished their old intimacy” – a private cozy atmosphere. “the room had a peaceful sense of intimacy about it” – an intimate act, especially sexual intercourse. synonyms: sexual relations, (sexual) intercourse, sex, lovemaking; For a lot of Filipinos I have met intimacy means having a sex. But…

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Why I follow the ‘no contact’-rule after breaking up

Why I follow the ‘no contact’-rule after breaking up

Breakups never come easy. Whether you are the dumper or the dumpee, both hurt. And although the no contact rule is there for different reasons, I use it for my own specific reason. What is the ‘No Contact’- Rule? Everywhere you look on the internet you find the ‘no contact’- rule in combination with getting your ex back. People believe that 4-6 weeks (and some say even up to three months) without any contact whatsoever, will definitely get you your…

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Ex Girlfriends in the Philippines

Ex Girlfriends in the Philippines

As a guest in the Republic of the Philippines and talking to a lot of expats on different subjects, one topic always seems to pop-up: exes. In this article I mesmerize on the phenomenon that most of them do not seem to go exit. Some exes in the Philippines never seem to go exit They keep sending you messages on a daily basis, or weekly, or so irregularly that you have to remember who she was. And in some cases…

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When your Filipino ex says ‘I miss you’, what does he mean?

When your Filipino ex says ‘I miss you’, what does he mean?

Filipino men can be emotional and passionate. They love to throw drama. Specially when you break up with them. And messages will continue long after the initial break up. ‘Good morning’, ‘good evening’ and even ‘I miss you’. Now the first two are innocent and probably easy to avoid, but it is the ‘I miss you” message that holds the danger. We women like to validate ourselves on those words even if we are the ones that do the breaking…

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Is it okey when my Filipino Boyfriend asks for Money?

Is it okey when my Filipino Boyfriend asks for Money?

Today in Readers Ask Questions a questions from a Chinese woman living abroad. she is dating a Filipino also living abroad. Although he has a good income, on a regularly base he asks financial support from me. Is that okey for a man to do?, she asked me. Here is what I told her and what I think on the matter, after dating Filipino men myself. It is never okey for one person to depend on another person for endless…

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When to let go in a relationship, or take some distance?

When to let go in a relationship, or take some distance?

When is it time to step back from a relationship and take some distance? Or even say goodbye? How to define whether or not you should continue or let go? Do you need to solve relationship problems or accept that both of you want something else? For me it is always hard to let go. I enter a relationship to make it work, not to give up. But sometimes it is best to stop and move on. My current relationship…

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