I was in college when I met in church my “now” ex-husband. He was on the worship team and so was I. He eventually became the Youth Pastor. But it wasn’t long before I realized that the unhealthy compromises, I had made in my previous relationship were starting again, this time, with him. We both knew it was wrong, but it was so hard to stop. We were living a “double-life”. In church, I was stil ...[Read More]
Wendy Rondina-Engcoy is the general manager of an IT company that develops engagement tool and social collaborative intranet for different companies. She is pretty, witty and married to GJ Engcoy who is 11 years her junior. She thinks their friendship continues to strengthen their marriage as the years go by. How did you and GJ meet? Did you know he was the “one” when you met? “At the age of 30, I ...[Read More]
I always compared my children to others and never appreciated their good deeds. So, our relationship has grown cold.
Theresa Fuentes Millarez met her husband, Christopher Millarez, during a church evangelistic outreach. She shared the Gospel with him. She never thought they would meet again after that, but eventually, they did. Now, they’ve been married for 12 years and have two children, Lindsey Miles, 10, and Lyndon Klyde, 7. Theresa currently teaches an elementary grade in a public school. She got her master’ ...[Read More]
Just Asking with Peter Banzon Q: My kids are growing up. How can I build a transparent relationship with them? What practical things can I do? A: There is a saying “we must become evidence of what we want practiced.” You must model what you want your children to do. The Bible says in Luke 6:31, “Do to others as you would like them to do to you.” So, in order for transparency to develop in your chi ...[Read More]
by Alvin Tud “Many years ago, I was involved in politics. I was former vice-governor, and later governor of the province of Quirino. I’m the 13th child in our family. My mom was a widow when she married my father, and I was the only child they had together. “I was always “in authority.” Even when I was still young, I forced my parents to submit to me. My half brothers and half sisters were afraid ...[Read More]
by Daisy Lacuanan-Callanta Our monthly expenses, as well as the unexpected ones which crop up, sometimes affect John’s and my decision, as a married couple, to spend money on regular “date nights.” We used to feel guilty after we went out, thinking that we should have saved, rather than spent the money. Eventually, however, we have come to realize that it’s important to allow ourselves some time a ...[Read More]
“My husband, my children and myself are not on speaking terms with my brother because he was mad at us when we moved out of the family compound. I feel awkward about meeting him at our reunion this Christmas, but I know my mother will be glad to see us together again. What should I do?” For the Filipino, nothing is as comforting as having the family living together in one location, one house, or o ...[Read More]
“I am living in with my boyfriend who separated from his wife even before we met. A friend said it is okay as long as we are happy and we’re not hurting anyone. But I feel something is wrong. What should I do?”
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