HONESTY HOUR: ON GOING LONG DISTANCE

HONESTY HOUR: ON GOING LONG DISTANCE

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Last Wednesday marked the three year anniversary of my relationship with mah dearly beloved high school sweetheart (trying not to cringe @ myself while writing about relationshippy stuff). Out of the three years we’ve been together, about half of that time was through long distance. I remember being familiar with the concept of a “long distance relationship” even as a child, even when I wouldn’t have fully understood what it meant and constituted of, even though it would be a long time after that before I fully understood what it meant and constituted of. Read more

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HONESTY HOUR: ON THE TRANSIENCE OF FRIENDSHIP (What happens when your best friends aren’t your best friends anymore?)

HONESTY HOUR: ON THE TRANSIENCE OF FRIENDSHIP (What happens when your best friends aren’t your best friends anymore?)

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Apollinaire, Matisse; The Death of Postmodernism, Emiliano Ponzi; Pop art, artist unknown; Neon sign, artist unknown; Cigarettes, Hannah K. Lee

Once upon a time, I had this thing called friends.

HAHA okay I just wanted to sound more dramatic, but more specifically I mean to say I used to be part of this group of friends. We call this a “barkada” in the Philippines, and for the past four years my barkada was something I truly prided myself on.

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HONESTY HOUR: ON RUNNING AWAY, COMING BACK, AND RUNNING AWAY AGAIN

HONESTY HOUR: ON RUNNING AWAY, COMING BACK, AND RUNNING AWAY AGAIN

Welcome to Honesty Hour! A new series of personal essays that attempt to dissect all the folly and misfortune that comes with being young. I’ll be posting one of these babies every Saturday night (optimistically)! They are just meant to be a way of expressing my thoughts on some things that have been on my mind, as well as sharing my own personal experiences. I hope you enjoy x

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HONESTY HOUR: ON BEING JUDGED

HONESTY HOUR: ON BEING JUDGED

Welcome to Honesty Hour! A new series of personal essays that attempt to dissect all the folly and misfortune that comes with being young. I’ll be posting one of these babies every Saturday night (optimistically)! They are just meant to be a way of expressing my thoughts on some things that have been on my mind, as well as sharing my own personal experiences. I hope you enjoy x

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