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92. Orbiting si Ex at Gusto ng Shelf Relationship, What To Do?

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Can I love you even though I can’t have you?

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To My Most Unexpected Love

You're definitely not my type. You're not the type of guy I would fall for. You're the least person I'd expected I'll get attracted to. But there's so...

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Love Comes Back For The Second Time Around

All these years, I have come to realize that maybe love really never fades away. Maybe love is sometimes just lost waiting to be found, maybe it was j...

Kapag Natuto Na Ako

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Wag Mo Akong Sanayin

Wag mo akong sanayin sa kamustahan Sa maya't-maya mong tanong kung ako ay nasaan Sa pagpapakita ng interes sa kung ano ang aking pinagkakaabalahan Sa paniniguradong ako a...

Maraming Salamat at Paalam, aking Ama! Hanggang sa muli nating pagkiki...

Tatay, Daddy, Papa, Erpat, Tatang, Itay…Anumang katawagan pa yan.. sila ang tinagurian na ating haligi ng tahanan… Sa aking ama, salamat sa walang sawang pagmamahal. I...

PANGAKO by M.M.B

Pangako,ikaw lang Pangako,iingatan kita Pangako,papakasalan kita Pangako.. Mga salitang sadyang naglaho. Pangakong hindi tinupad na nagdulot ng bangungut, Pinilit nilimot...

Bumitaw Ka Muna

Bumitaw ka muna. May mga bagay na kailangan munang bitawan upang sarili ay mapahalagahan. Bumitaw ka muna. Dahil minsan ang totoong kaligayahan ay makakamit lamang sa ka...

I Cannot Pursue You Yet

I cannot pursue you Yet, And I might never do. I may be starting to like you a lot, in more ways than I had expected. I like all your good things, your beauty, your p...

Moving On

Waiting

Faith

Wag Mo Akong Sanayin

Wag mo akong sanayin sa kamustahan Sa maya't-maya mong tanong kung ako ay nasaan Sa pagpapakita ng interes sa kung ano ang aking pinagkakaabalahan Sa paniniguradong ako ay tapos ng mag-agahan, tanghal...

PANGAKO by M.M.B

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Singleness

Sa ngayon, ako muna

Alam ko masarap na may kahawakan ng kamay tuwing naglalakad. Masarap sa pakiramdam na mayroon kang mapakilala sa mga kaibigan mo. May taga hatid at sundo ka. May kasabay ka maglunch o magdinner. May l...

Remember the Lesson

Nasan nga ba? Isip kong gumagala. Nalulunod sa ingay, gulo at alaala. Di mawari kung ano ang pasya. Susundin ba ang isip o nadarama? Nalulunod sa mga saloobin, iniisip sasarilihin. Di mabigkas ng labi ang sa puso'y may sidhi. Nalulunod. Nakahiga. Tulala. Gustong l...
Today, after how many days and nights that I am really thinking what’s wrong with me? Why suddenly someone in my dream showed up unexpectedly, what is new here is “…I finally I recognized him!”. I always have a dream of a man that I am so happy and overwhelmed with joy and gladne...
I’ve been watching a lot of rom coms recently, and I realized that I also want one. Being the realist (or pessimist?) that I am, I’ve dismissed the fact that relationships are always easy breezy, that the main characters would always find ways to end up together with minimal ...
I feel like the universe is preparing itself... for us. Everything must change... before we see each other. That's how I perceive what I have been observing around us. I watch the world go through alot of twists and turns but one thing I'm sure of didn't change... the way my h...
Taong 1995, diba?..literal na batang 90's..grade 1 ako nung bigla akong lumipat ng school, nung time na yan, sa hindi ko alam na dahilan, kasi nga bata pa lang naman ako,..kasi batang syudad ako kumbaga sa probinsya ako pinanganak pero nagka muwang ako sa Marikina...firstime ko ...
First step I chose to cry, to breakdown, and to accept the fact that it is over. Second step I chose myself and  decide not to talk to you. Third step I thought I was supposed to be mature and to handle the situation like an adult and started to stay civil Fourth step...
The word challenging or difficult is not enough to describe how it feels to end a long term relationship. Some days were good , but there are days when you would feel all over the place. I guess that’s what healing is all about, going through the entire cycle of getting hurt, fee...
(An open love letter)... ~ S ~ There were billions of people in this world na nakakasalamuha naten, nagiging kaibigan naten, nagiging kabiyak naten. Only you, made a great impact sa buhay ko. We never thought na we will begin our great and amazing love story with just a kiss tha...
UNTITLED In the middle of wilderness There’s you…lost and hopeless You wept and mourned endless Caused by opinionated mouths What if I’m wrong? What if I end up failing? What if I took the worst path? What if I ruined my own life? Most of the time, ...
The quality of our relationships defines the quality of our personal life. Relationships, without any doubt, play a massive role in our everyday well-being.
“Falling out of love is the absence of communication, both in heart mind and words.” Hi. I'm Lei. Etong story na to eh yung kwento nung pinili akong hiwalayan ng ex kong si King. (wow i can finally say na ex). PS; Napaka haba nito kasi i wanted to say it all. Eto lang...
To the one who's taking his time a big salute to you bro! Take your time nurturing and developing yourself before taking in relationships. Take your time waiting for God's perfect timing, not yours, for He said “When the time is right, I, the Lord, will make it happen.” Isa...
Naalala mo pa ba ang mga gabing pinagsaluhan natin? Naging saksi ang buwan sa mga ngiti sa ating mga labi Naalala ko kung paano mo ako tinignan na puno ng pag-ibig. Pagbigkas ng aking pangalan ay tila himig sa 'king pandinig. Ilang buwan din ang nakalipas at nag-iba ...
My tears are flowing like an endless rain and inside my heart, there is a typhoon. This feeling, it's a never-ending pain.  Memories come in like a bullet train, promises embrace me like the monsoon. This feeling, one I cannot quite explain. For you, I remember going ...
Taken for Granted. When we hear these words, we start thinking of people who never saw our worth. We start going through the times when we felt betrayed, neglected and unvalued. But have you ever stopped and thought that maybe.. at some point, we were the ones who took people fo...
Kumusta ka na? Marahil ay nasa panahon tayo ngayon na hindi na tayo nag-uusap. Marahil ay hindi mo ako hinahanap. Pwede rin na hindi ko masabi na magkaibigan pa rin tayo pagkatapos ng mga mali kong nagawa sa’yo. Patawarin mo ako sa mga maling nagawa ko. Hindi ako naging malinaw s...
Is there a right time for you to say and show how much you love someone? When will you say that this person matters to you? Does showing gratitude and love require a right and perfect moment? We realized things when it was too late. We see the value of someone when he is no lo...
"NBSB ako at the age of 25 pero suki ako ng flings"   Flings, short term landian at commitmentless relationship, whatever you call it I will still choose it over a relationship. It is because I rather settle with those than put myself in a "so-called relationship" just to feel th...
Sa bawat araw na lumilipas Ang mga alaala natin ay unti unti nang kumukupas Na para bang wala ng halaga at kinakalimutan mo na Dahil ikaw pala ay nakahanap na ng iba.   Ngunit ako parin ay umaasa Na ikaw ay mag babalik sa piling ko sinta Dahil ikaw l...
Many times, she questioned her worth. Oftentimes she asks what she has done to deserve the pain. She just loved, she gave her all, and she got nothing but heartache in return.  Oh, the never-ending questions. The need to gather answers from things unknown. She...
Forgive me my love. I just want to end some chapter but I don’t know how to stop this. I try my best to fix things right. I feel so sorry and feel pity to myself as this part. You deserve to be love and respect. Someday everything will be okay and you understand me if you tru...
Salamat.. Salamat sa iyong oras Salamat sa lahat Ako'y naging bulag sa hangin, tila alipin sa 'yong mga bisig Hinagkan ko ang larawang ako lang ang gumuhit Ngunit umihip na ang hangin, at ako'y ginising Kasama ang pahina, ngayo'y isasara na Salamat kay Bathala Ako'y...
I AM SORRY. I’m sorry for everything, not only for what I let others do to you but for what I did too.For when things went wrong, I took it all out on you.I’m sorry for the damage to you and for the times I went too far.For holding onto others longer when I should have held y...
Not everyone is given the chance to have a partner in life. It is a reality that we have to face. But for those who have… cheers to you! Now let’s go to Single people out there who is “Okay Naman” pero they are having a hard time finding that special one. But if you are single a...
A beautiful morning of another day, And the feeling of sadness of yesterday, A painful and bittersweet memories of the past That last, because you gave up really fast. Remembering those memories with fears, And I have a puffy eyes because of nonstop tears Our l...
Akala ko ba tayo hanggang dulo Bakit ngayon ikaw ay nag bago Akala ko ba sabay tayong lalaban Bakit iniwan mo akong nahihirapan. Araw gabi ikaw ang aking nasa isipan Di ko ma iwaglit ang iyong larawan Naka ukit na sa aking puso ang iyong ngalan Ngunit ako ngayon ay iyong sinakta...
I know I'm not a perfect person. I know I make mistakes most of the times. I know sometimes, I can't even meet your standards, or give all the things that you want to have. I'm not that skinny, I never wear those sexy ones that you always see on your own social media sites. I ne...
Hindi ba’t tayo’y may kasunduan?“Walang iwanan hanggang dulo, pangako yan!”Ngunit bakit ngayon ay nag-iisaNangungulila sa iyong pagsinta Bakit naiwan akong nag-iisa at sabik na sabikSabik sa iyong mga yakap at halikNangungulila at nanabikKahit na alam kong kailanma’y di na ba...
Sa sobrang lalim ng sugat na iniwan mo, hanggang ngayon parang nalulunod parin ako sa sarili kong sugat. Hindi ako makaahon, hindi ko alam kung bakit.  Hanggang ngayon ang dami paring tanong sa isip ko. Di ko alam baka alam ko naman pala yung sagot pero di ko lang tinata...
Are we in a dark place again? Can't see a single ray of light Nothing shiny, pretty or bright Just a space full of confusion Unable to read the room, the real situation The push and pulls that we encounter Feels more like a struggle, far from any banter ...

Bughaw na Larawan

Nasan nga ba? Isip kong gumagala. Nalulunod sa ingay, gulo at alaala. Di mawari kung ano ang pasya. Susundin ba ang isip o nadarama? Nalulunod sa mga saloobin, iniisip sasarilihin. Di mabigka...

The Man in my DREAMS (To the man who will make it worth it)

Today, after how many days and nights that I am really thinking what’s wrong with me? Why suddenly someone in my dream showed up unexpectedly, what is new here is “…I finally I recognized him!”. I alw...

We all deserve our own rom coms

I’ve been watching a lot of rom coms recently, and I realized that I also want one. Being the realist (or pessimist?) that I am, I’ve dismissed the fact that relationships are always easy breezy, ...

Autumn Nights

I feel like the universe is preparing itself... for us. Everything must change... before we see each other. That's how I perceive what I have been observing around us. I watch the world go through ...

My Childhood Sweetheart

Taong 1995, diba?..literal na batang 90's..grade 1 ako nung bigla akong lumipat ng school, nung time na yan, sa hindi ko alam na dahilan, kasi nga bata pa lang naman ako,..kasi batang syudad ako kumb...

One step at a time

First step I chose to cry, to breakdown, and to accept the fact that it is over. Second step I chose myself and  decide not to talk to you. Third step I thought I was supposed to be mature an...

Lessons Learned after a Failed Eight Year Relationship

The word challenging or difficult is not enough to describe how it feels to end a long term relationship. Some days were good , but there are days when you would feel all over the place. I guess that’...

To My Soulmate…

(An open love letter)... ~ S ~ There were billions of people in this world na nakakasalamuha naten, nagiging kaibigan naten, nagiging kabiyak naten. Only you, made a great impact sa buhay ko. We neve...

UNTITLED Questions

UNTITLED In the middle of wilderness There’s you…lost and hopeless You wept and mourned endless Caused by opinionated mouths What if I’m wrong? What if I end up failing? What if ...

How to Keep the Peace if You Have a Relationship with Narcissist?

The quality of our relationships defines the quality of our personal life. Relationships, without any doubt, play a massive role in our everyday well-being.

He fell out of love.

“Falling out of love is the absence of communication, both in heart mind and words.” Hi. I'm Lei. Etong story na to eh yung kwento nung pinili akong hiwalayan ng ex kong si King. (wow i can fi...

To the one who’s taking his time

To the one who's taking his time a big salute to you bro! Take your time nurturing and developing yourself before taking in relationships. Take your time waiting for God's perfect timing, not yours...

Ang Aking Buwan

Naalala mo pa ba ang mga gabing pinagsaluhan natin? Naging saksi ang buwan sa mga ngiti sa ating mga labi Naalala ko kung paano mo ako tinignan na puno ng pag-ibig. Pagbigkas ng aking pangal...

This Feeling…

My tears are flowing like an endless rain and inside my heart, there is a typhoon. This feeling, it's a never-ending pain.  Memories come in like a bullet train, promises embrace me like the mon...

Taken for Granted

Taken for Granted. When we hear these words, we start thinking of people who never saw our worth. We start going through the times when we felt betrayed, neglected and unvalued. But have you ever sto...

Isang Bukas na Liham: Sa Pagkakataong Iyon, Gusto Kong Ligawan Ka ng T...

Kumusta ka na? Marahil ay nasa panahon tayo ngayon na hindi na tayo nag-uusap. Marahil ay hindi mo ako hinahanap. Pwede rin na hindi ko masabi na magkaibigan pa rin tayo pagkatapos ng mga mali kong na...

THERE – where he was.

Is there a right time for you to say and show how much you love someone? When will you say that this person matters to you? Does showing gratitude and love require a right and perfect moment? We re...

In State of Being like “Tin Man”

"NBSB ako at the age of 25 pero suki ako ng flings"   Flings, short term landian at commitmentless relationship, whatever you call it I will still choose it over a relationship. It is because I rather...

Tapos na

Sa bawat araw na lumilipas Ang mga alaala natin ay unti unti nang kumukupas Na para bang wala ng halaga at kinakalimutan mo na Dahil ikaw pala ay nakahanap na ng iba.   Ngunit ...

While She Was Hurting

Many times, she questioned her worth. Oftentimes she asks what she has done to deserve the pain. She just loved, she gave her all, and she got nothing but heartache in return.  Oh, the...

To someone far away

Forgive me my love. I just want to end some chapter but I don’t know how to stop this. I try my best to fix things right. I feel so sorry and feel pity to myself as this part. You deserve to be lo...

PAHINA

Salamat.. Salamat sa iyong oras Salamat sa lahat Ako'y naging bulag sa hangin, tila alipin sa 'yong mga bisig Hinagkan ko ang larawang ako lang ang gumuhit Ngunit umihip na ang hangin, at ako...

Dear Self, I’m sorry. I Forgive you. Thank you.

I AM SORRY. I’m sorry for everything, not only for what I let others do to you but for what I did too.For when things went wrong, I took it all out on you.I’m sorry for the damage to you and for t...

Singles, Stop Doing These Habits

Not everyone is given the chance to have a partner in life. It is a reality that we have to face. But for those who have… cheers to you! Now let’s go to Single people out there who is “Okay Naman” pe...