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88. To My Future Wife

A Special Episode in BW Podcast, "An open letter to my future wife." Kilig to the ribs. "I’m not as handsome as those leading men that you see in movies, but I’m funny. I hope funny is okay with you."

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Relationship Green Flags

I don’t know, but nowadays mas napapansin ang flaws and rough edges rather than the person’s potential to be a good partner. I think we...

Bumitaw Ka Muna

Bumitaw ka muna. May mga bagay na kailangan munang bitawan upang sarili ay mapahalagahan. Bumitaw ka muna. Dahil minsan ang totoong kaligay...

Tips Para Iwas Pokmaru

Part 1 1. Mindset: wala siyang gusto sayo, friendly lang (unless umamin) 2. Isiping mataas ang sugar level niya kaya sweet sayo 3. Expl...

Signs He’s Not Ready for a Relationship

Let's talk about mga red flags na dapat mong aminin at wag i-deny na hindi pa talaga siya ready sa isang serious & committed relationsh...

Waiting takes Time, But What if I’m Nearing 30s

https://open.spotify.com/episode/4DdmH3U26wyQBQhxpPY3Tx These tips are based on our Episode 87. Waiting takes Time, But What if I’m Nearin...

Relationships

Relationship Green Flags

I don’t know, but nowadays mas napapansin ang flaws and rough edges rather than the person’s potential to be a good partner. I think we also need...

To My Answered Prayer

It took me some courage to write you a letter. I don’t  know you yet and I’m thanking God for still keeping you as a mystery. I’m not sure if I have m...

Liham para saaking unang pag-ibig

Liham para sa aking unang pag-ibig,                  Marahil hindi ito ang pinaka magandang tulang maitatala ko ...

A Simple Encouragement to all the Single Ladies out there

You are loved. You are precious. You are well kept. Loving yourself more this time doesn't mean that you are selfish. You are just more aware. Self a...

If she says, “No.”

Warrior,   I know you tried hard. I know you prayed as much as you could. I know you prepared as much as you can.   But I kno...

LET THEM GO

"To the person reading this with a tired soul and a restless heart, I hope you find the courage to choose yourself." Magpakatotoo tayo, it's n...

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Poetries

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...

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...

HAHAYAAN NA MUNA KITA

Hahayaan na muna kita. Oo tama ang rinig mo hahayaan na muna kita, alam kong 'yan ang kailangan mo ngayon. Yan ang gusto mong hingin sa'kin kaso hindi mo kayang sabihin, ...

I Will Stop Loving You

I will stop loving you not because I gave up, but to help myself recognize the significance of my Lord's will. I will stop loving you for the sake of my own growth, to t...

The one that God allowed… To walk away.

A mess. That's what we become after going through an extremely emotional breakdown. We don't seem to understand the purpose of it all and we find ourselves stuck somewhe...

Moving On

Waiting

Faith

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. Ikaw ang aking sandalan sa mga ...

Bumitaw Ka Muna

HAHAYAAN NA MUNA KITA

I Will Stop Loving You

Singleness

Remember the Lesson

Remember The Lesson Everything happens for a Reason. Everything happens for a Lesson. Everything happens for a Season. There's always a reason and a lesson in every season God allows you to walk t...

Sa ngayon, ako muna

October just bid mine eyes goodbye. Painted the metro with shades of fire. A cosplay of festive and abstract disguise reanimate the austere avenues and sights. Left the leaves gently falling upon the grey tombs. Awakened November horizons just brushed mine lips ...
Lazily lying on the bed Arms thrown above my head Hair sprawled over the pillows Hazy eyes and breaths shallow As the rain trickle beyond the wall On my skin chills slowly crawl All these while you by my side Your hand drawing heavens between my thighs.
It was exactly a year ago when I happened to watch the film Hello, Love, Goodbye. It was purely out of intrigue and curiosity since bago ang tandem nila Alden and Kathryn that time. Watching it makes me think na OA yung hype and reviews but to my amazement, maganda talaga siya. N...
Hey you, First of all, I want to appreciate you because you look so fine and manly. You have a sweet smile, a gentle voice, your beard looks good on you and can I just say how the look in your eyes can make someone feel so good that it can make someone wants to look at t...
These days, the universe gave me so much to think about. My emotions and passion was entangling between my dreams and career, with this inner me who always think as a less worthy. I love what I am doing right now, but sadly a little insensitive words came from society gets me...
When you meet me, I am a Work in Progress Once you choose me, I am still a Work in Progress Once you stay with me, I am still a Work in Progress Once you decide to be with me, I will still be a Work in Progress I do progress sometimes, sometimes I also get stucked up. ...
"Hue, different colored hues are putting on a spectacle. Clear blue skies turned to canvas of wonders. As the sun bids farewell for today, your soul suddenly indulged in wander. What lies beyond? You ask, Will it ever comeback? You ponder, Questions that leads your ...
It's still vivid to me, how it started with you asking a simple favor from me, and from there we started talking every night. I enjoyed your company, your humor, your wits, your love advice, and your faith.  From the start, I told you all about my fears, my flaws, my...
Masakit pakinggan sobrang nakakabingi man Paulitulit man ngunit di maikakaila ang katotohanan Di maitatago, pagibig na nadarama niya Pusong inarugaan mo, ay pagmamayari na ng iba Masasayang araw na inyong itinala Mga pangarap na binuo ninyo sa simula Mga ngiti at tawanan niyo sa...
I watch the semantics of lies loom and fade in the horizon...as I sit beside the lamp of truth that you gave me. Morning whiff of thought. May you find yourself between the lines. ©Angel Fizz 2020 truth • life • love • lies • fizz • potd  
'Wag kang magugulat kung isang araw ako ay tuluyan nang bumitaw. 'Wag kang magtataka kung ako ay wala na sa tabi mo at kusa nang lumayo. Wag kang maguguluhan kung kakalimutan na kita pati na ang pinagsamahan nating dalawa. 'Wag mo na akong hahabulin pa at pipiliting bumalik. Kas...
Can we start over again? Hi!! I'm Shane...nice to meet u again!.. I think I know you from the past,,..I really think that ur part of my past!...friends?... why did I say that?...u know...I came to meet this wondrful amazing girl in my past,,..yes she's s...
As you all know, Moira Dela Torre released another song last night called "Paubaya" which is truly heartbreaking. Last year, I met him. We weren't really close at first but as time went by, we instantly became close friends. We'll talk to each other every day and gossip about an...
  “Basag-basag ako, but I don’t need you to pick my broken pieces and try to fix me”   They say that something broken just needs someone to come and fix it, yet hindi ata applicable sa akin.   I am broken but I am not asking to be fixed by someone else. I...
The latest threat to global health is the ongoing outbreak of the respiratory disease that was given the name COVID-19. I assumed that everyone was uncontrollably panicking since day one, if I were to compare the disease into an analogy, I conceived that it was like a domino effe...
I have always been afraid of being with someone who can shut-down my egoistic personality, terrified to be in a relationship with someone who will keep me up at night to listen to a potential breakdown. I was selfish, and somehow afraid of commitment. Romantic relationships for m...
" Ano ba ang dahilan ng pagbabago ng puso?" For me ah these are the reasons I encountered: 1. Lack of excitement. Some people change kasi they crave for that “kakaibang feeling” to them kasi love is something that will fulfill you, complete you and make you happy.  Gusto n...
The latest threat to global health is the ongoing outbreak of the respiratory disease that was given the name COVID-19. I assumed that everyone was uncontrollably panicking since day one, if I were to compare the disease into an analogy, I conceived that it was like a domino effe...
I just want you to know that I am praying for you, I am waiting and trusting God that one day he will make our paths cross, but let's just continue to pray for each other because Right now I'm not the right person for you because I'm not yet that matured to be the right man for ...
I don’t know, but nowadays mas napapansin ang flaws and rough edges rather than the person’s potential to be a good partner. I think we also need to take time and look at how dynamics and differences make a relationship work. Maybe yes, that he/she is not gifted in some area...
Dear Self, How is your heart? 2020 is so heavy, isn’t it? I know you have set a standard that at a certain time, you should be like this and like that. And probably the path where you are now is not even leading you to where you wanted to be. & You’ve been struggling a lot...
What to do when you don’t know what to do in your life? Maybe you just graduated in senior high school, took a STEM strand but still doubtful if you’re going to pursue engineering course in college. Maybe you’re a licensed teacher but you realize that you don’t want to practic...
No relationship is perfect. There are times when even the most intimate relationships like marriage suffer because of misunderstandings and elevated arguments. We don’t really think what we are saying or doing in the heat of the moment, but it can become a lifetime regret if the...
  I should have blocked you long time ago, but I didn’t. Sometime in 2017, I met you. I was really in a bad shape, moving on from a previous 7-year relationship and then you came. I was so glad to have found a new friend in you. A person who listened to all my stories,...
Alamin mo ang pagkakaiba ng pakikipagrelasyon sa paghahanap ng atensyon! May point ba sa buhay mo na parang gusto mo na magkajowa tapos biglang "ay di pa pala ako ready" kapag may nagparamdam, may nireto at may nanligaw na sayo? Yung tipong pinagtagpo lang tayo di tinadhana ,...
"Hinanap kita. I had been in a continuous search just to find you Yet I never succeed" I always end up meeting the wrong people during those times that I thought was the right time for me to finally have you. And I may have met you but unfortunately, we never coexist in each ...
Bakit sa twing nakikita kita naiisip kong “bakit ikaw pa?” Sa dinami dami ng aking nakilala, bakit ikaw pa? Naiisip ko kung sana wag na muna. Na sana hindi na muna kita nakilala sa ngayon. O sana hindi nalang talaga tayo nagkita simula pa noon. Kasi hindi ko maiwas...
Waiting isn’t easy. It’s not easy to wait for a ride after a long day. It’s not easy to wait for your ordered food when you are very hungry. It’s not easy to wait for your promotion. It’s not easy to wait to have your dreams come true. It’s not easy to wait to the ...
Do Not Confess. Andami kong chika dito, pero tapusin mong basahin. Lalo kana sis. Oo, ikaw! On a serious note, huwag ka talagang mag confess girl. Kahit anong lakas ng  tibok ng puso mo na para bagang sasabog gaya ng bulkang Mayon, DO NOT CONFESS. Kasi kung pinagdarasa...
“If we are not from the same world, I will find you, My Soo.” -Wang So, Scarlet Heart Ryeo Kdrama? Nah… but he said call me Oppa! When we first met, I didn't bother talking to him. He was just that one weird guy wearing glasses, who's studying English in the company I'm wo...

November Skies

October just bid mine eyes goodbye. Painted the metro with shades of fire. A cosplay of festive and abstract disguise reanimate the austere avenues and sights. Left the leaves gently fall...

Rainy days

Lazily lying on the bed Arms thrown above my head Hair sprawled over the pillows Hazy eyes and breaths shallow As the rain trickle beyond the wall On my skin chills slowly crawl All these while ...

Hello, Love, Goodbye ( a thread of what the film has taught me )

It was exactly a year ago when I happened to watch the film Hello, Love, Goodbye. It was purely out of intrigue and curiosity since bago ang tandem nila Alden and Kathryn that time. Watching it makes ...

To that Man of God I really admire

Hey you, First of all, I want to appreciate you because you look so fine and manly. You have a sweet smile, a gentle voice, your beard looks good on you and can I just say how the look in you...

I Am Worthy.

These days, the universe gave me so much to think about. My emotions and passion was entangling between my dreams and career, with this inner me who always think as a less worthy. I love what I am...

When we meet….

When you meet me, I am a Work in Progress Once you choose me, I am still a Work in Progress Once you stay with me, I am still a Work in Progress Once you decide to be with me, I will still be a Wor...

On Twilights Gleam

"Hue, different colored hues are putting on a spectacle. Clear blue skies turned to canvas of wonders. As the sun bids farewell for today, your soul suddenly indulged in wander. What lies b...

Broken Promises

It's still vivid to me, how it started with you asking a simple favor from me, and from there we started talking every night. I enjoyed your company, your humor, your wits, your love advice, and ...

Paano kung ang taong sobrang mahal mo ay may mahal nang bago?

Masakit pakinggan sobrang nakakabingi man Paulitulit man ngunit di maikakaila ang katotohanan Di maitatago, pagibig na nadarama niya Pusong inarugaan mo, ay pagmamayari na ng iba Masasayang araw na i...

As I Sit…

I watch the semantics of lies loom and fade in the horizon...as I sit beside the lamp of truth that you gave me. Morning whiff of thought. May you find yourself between the lines. ©An...

Kapag Natuto Na Ako

'Wag kang magugulat kung isang araw ako ay tuluyan nang bumitaw. 'Wag kang magtataka kung ako ay wala na sa tabi mo at kusa nang lumayo. Wag kang maguguluhan kung kakalimutan na kita pati na ang pinag...

RESET…

Can we start over again? Hi!! I'm Shane...nice to meet u again!.. I think I know you from the past,,..I really think that ur part of my past!...friends?... why did I say that...

Paubaya

As you all know, Moira Dela Torre released another song last night called "Paubaya" which is truly heartbreaking. Last year, I met him. We weren't really close at first but as time went by, we instan...

To that someone who’s gonna Love This Broken Person

  “Basag-basag ako, but I don’t need you to pick my broken pieces and try to fix me”   They say that something broken just needs someone to come and fix it, yet hindi ata applicable sa a...

The Unending Days of 2020

The latest threat to global health is the ongoing outbreak of the respiratory disease that was given the name COVID-19. I assumed that everyone was uncontrollably panicking since day one, if I were to...

How Jollibee Saved Me

I have always been afraid of being with someone who can shut-down my egoistic personality, terrified to be in a relationship with someone who will keep me up at night to listen to a potential breakdow...

Heart Transplant? #ChangeOfHeart

" Ano ba ang dahilan ng pagbabago ng puso?" For me ah these are the reasons I encountered: 1. Lack of excitement. Some people change kasi they crave for that “kakaibang feeling” to them kasi love is...

The unending days of 2020

The latest threat to global health is the ongoing outbreak of the respiratory disease that was given the name COVID-19. I assumed that everyone was uncontrollably panicking since day one, if I were to...

To the Woman, I’m Praying for.

I just want you to know that I am praying for you, I am waiting and trusting God that one day he will make our paths cross, but let's just continue to pray for each other because Right now I'm not th...

Relationship Green Flags

I don’t know, but nowadays mas napapansin ang flaws and rough edges rather than the person’s potential to be a good partner. I think we also need to take time and look at how dynamics and differe...

Dear Self, embrace who and where you are not.

Dear Self, How is your heart? 2020 is so heavy, isn’t it? I know you have set a standard that at a certain time, you should be like this and like that. And probably the path where you are now is not...

An Open Letter To the Undecided

What to do when you don’t know what to do in your life? Maybe you just graduated in senior high school, took a STEM strand but still doubtful if you’re going to pursue engineering course in college...

How to Better Navigate Conflict with Your Partner

No relationship is perfect. There are times when even the most intimate relationships like marriage suffer because of misunderstandings and elevated arguments. We don’t really think what we are sayin...

Manipulated and i allowed it.

  I should have blocked you long time ago, but I didn’t. Sometime in 2017, I met you. I was really in a bad shape, moving on from a previous 7-year relationship and then you came. I was so ...