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The not so romantic facts about love

Oct 28, 2008 by Dr. Majoe Juan Badiola

When we talk about relationships, we associate it with romance, making love, and friendship. But you must also know that the least romantic aspects of a relationship have the most to teach about yourself, your partner, and love in general.

 Here are some realities.

 You’ll work harder than you ever imagined.

    Relationships come with major responsibilities. They grow and evolve; thus, everyday is a learning experience. Learning is sometimes painful, but it will make you stronger. Relationships are not always a bed of roses. Don’t easily give up; efforts give endless rewards.

You will sometimes go to bed angry (and wake up angrier).

    There are some fights that stubbornly refuse to abate by bedtime—which is not an absolute deadline for fights. When you are still mad, you can sleep on it because you need to calm down. Maybe the next morning, you have gained a new perspective. It is also possible that the next morning, you will still be upset an…

Andoy’s Bestfriend

 I  LOVE this story.

Somewhere in Milaor, Camarines Sur, there lived a  fourth grader boy who would follow this route to school everyday: He has to  cross the rugged plains and cross the dangerous highway where vehicles are recklessly driving to and from.

Once past this highway, the boy  would take a short cut, passing by the Church every morning just to say Hi  to God, and faithfully say his, “Magandang umaga po” in Bicol dialect. He  was faithfully being watched by a Priest who was happy to find innocence so  uplifting in the morning,

 ”Kamusta, Andoy? Papasok ka  na?”

 ”Opo padre … ” he would flash his innocent grin, the priest would  be touched. He was so concerned that one day he talked to  Andoy.

 ”From school…”, he advised “Do not cross the highway, you  can pass through the Church and I can accompany you to the other side of  the road…that way I can see that you are home safe….”

 ”Thank you  father …  “
 ”Why don’t  you go home … why  do you stay in this church right after sc…