Identity, Culture and other musings of a Filipina giya Guåhan

So I've decided to screw the whole "100 days" thing. I clearly don't care enough about the pressure but I do feel a little bit more confident that I'll be motivated to write more.  As a child, I visited the Philippines 3 times and I barely remember the first one. My upbringing didn't allow me … Continue reading Identity, Culture and other musings of a Filipina giya Guåhan

3: Too High, Can’t Come Down

So recently, my sister shared this written thingy on the internet called " Addressing Toxic Behaviors in Filipino Families". It's insane to me that toxicity is actually considered a cultural practice for an entire race of people. Of course, most of these people don't realize that it's even toxic, which is why it's so prevalent. … Continue reading 3: Too High, Can’t Come Down