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This is How a Sober Wife, Saved My Family Life…

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This is How a Sober Wife, Saved My Family Life…

It’s absolutely awesome having a sober wife who’s not actually in recovery! She gives me, and, understands the best of both worlds. And just because she hasn’t been an addict, doesn’t mean she hasn’t been through struggle growing up in the Philippines, or even being married to an addict (me). She understands my need and want to stay sober, but then, also understands the “normie” aspect to living a balanced and fulfilling life; that I frankly wouldn’t get without being around her so freaking much! Like when I’ll go on an 18-hour work binge because stuff is flowing, and knowing...

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Dear Serenity: Mas magaan ang pakiramdam ko kapag kasama kita

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Dear Serenity: Mas magaan ang pakiramdam ko kapag kasama kita

Goddammit why do I feel this way? I’ve screwed up so much in my life that I’m not sure how many more promises I can break! You were always there for me from the beginning, even though we only met a couple of years ago. It’s easy for me to say that I’ve been connected to you since I started my life, and the moment you started yours I knew what I was living for, it just never showed up until the day we met. And when I screw up it’s just a reminder, that you’re what makes me whole....

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“Kill Drug Addicts,” He said.

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“Kill Drug Addicts,” He said.

“Kill Drug Addicts,” He said. If you’re alarmed by this, you should be. Even more so, I’m alarmed for my family encountering this problem, while my wife’s family all live in the area this is taking place. Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte says in his inauguration that he will eradicate crime within the Philippines within 3-6 months by this statement, “If you know of any addicts, go ahead and kill them yourself as getting their parents to do it would be too painful.”  Now that you know the facts, you do also know that this site still revolves around a blog-esque...

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Bullying and Racism Make Me Sick

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Bullying and Racism Make Me Sick

Bullying takes place in all parts of the world.  Bullying is universal and hurts anyone who encounters it.  Knowing friends from Asia—specifically the Philippines—I went probing to find out how bullying goes down differently than in America.  I found out some things that may startle you.  It may even make you rethink your definitions of racism ...

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