Not a single Filipino took a book selfie for #100DaysofFILIPINA or bought this book from me at the Manila International Book Fair without asking me “Why/What did you write about Filipina’s”. Not a single one. They wanted to know why. They wanted to know from what angle I was coming from. Was I yet another ignorant westerner, writing a “How-to” book…
I think sometimes, we as adults sink into the belief that falling victim to peer pressure is an issue mainly suited for teenagers and pre-teens.
As what I’m sure had to be the worst 8 years of his fucking life come to a screeching hault, I wonder if he feels it was all worth it.
“IF HE/SHE WOULD HAVE COMPLIED HE/SHE WOULDN’T BE DEAD.” Is this your response every time you see someone killed by cops?
What if your 10 year old daughter came to you and said she wants to be a stripper? Do you go out and buy her some 8 inch heels and lingerie, or explain to her about a better path? Jesus H. Christ. People are stupid as fuck these days.
Before I get started, if you’re actually contemplating suicide please speak to a loved one or call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline @ 1 (800) 273-8255
People ask me all the time why I made this blog title if I liked The Philippines so much…