Monday, July 27, 2015

The Unmarried Filipina

Below are some words one could hear from the unmarried Filipina:


  •    “If I like being controlled like a child, I’d still be married.”
  •    “If I don’t mind sharing my hard earned money and resources, I’d still be married.”
  •    “If I can forgive a man for cheating on me, I’d still be married.”  
  •    “If I enjoy arguments like it’s some kind of sports, I’d still be married.”
  •    “If I like being ignored and unappreciated, I’d still be married.”
  •    “If I didn’t need independence and freedom to be me, I’d still be married.”
  •    “Spinsters and widows get sympathy, I don’t.”
  •    “If I thought emotional abuse is not cruelty, I’d still be married.”
  •    “If I could take physical abuse as normal, I’d still be married.”
  •    “If I find insults, name calling and foul language acceptable, I’d still be married.”
  •    “If I can love someone beyond the third offense, I’d still be married.”
  •    “My children think my life has been easy.”
  •    “If I saw love in his eyes when he looked at me, I’d still be married.”
  •    “If I hadn’t given up so easily, I’d still be married.”
  •    “If I didn’t get sick, I’d still be married.”
  •    “If I didn’t mind waiting, I’d still be married.”
  •    “If I didn’t lose my business, I’d still be married.”
  •    “If he wasn’t on drugs, I’d still be married.” 
  •    “If he wasn’t hiding from the law, I’d still be married.”
  •    “If we could talk, I’d still be married.”
  •    “If he stayed, I’d still be married.”
  •    “If I had been rich, I’d still be married.”
  •    “If I didn’t go abroad, I’d still be married.”
  •    “If my parents had been supportive, I’d still be married.”
  •    “If I could turn back time, I’d still be married.”
  •    “If I could take back all I’ve said and done, I’d still be married.”
  •    “If he hadn’t met her, I’d still be married.”
  •    “If I hadn’t met him, I’d still be married.”
  •    “Married people are some of the loneliest people in the world.”
  •    “If I had studied the Bible, I’d still be married.”



See also:
Widow of the Living
Divorce For Filipinos

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