A woman who married a gay man
A woman should not rush into marriage just because her man is handsome and looking very manly.
The macho man might turn out to be a gay.
This is the story of my inaanak (goddaughter), Leslie, who was impregnated by a Filipino-Chinese sportsman who’s popular in the world of leisure sports.
Leslie, heavy with child, and her “macho” man got married three years ago.
It was too late when Leslie found out that her husband was a playboy—but that his preference was other men.
My ahijada, who’s as beautiful as her mestiza mother and physically endowed, complains that he made love to her only twice— the first time that got her pregnant and the second was when she was pregnant.
Lack of physical contact was the reason for the separation.
But the story doesn’t end there: The husband has not given her a single centavo to support his toddler son.
Rubbing salt into the wound, the husband got all the wedding gifts they received.
Hiring a topnotch law firm with Malacañang connections, the husband and his sisters have allegedly been boasting to friends they will soon get custody of the child.
I wonder if they can get custody of Leslie’s child even if they have the best law firm; under the law, a child below 7 years of age, whose parents get separated, goes to the mother.
My ahijada’s son is only two and a half years old.
Feeling oppressed, dejected and uncertain of their future, Leslie and her son are back in the fold of her father, who’s my good friend, and her cancer-stricken mom.
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Lito Banayo, former National Food Authority (NFA) administrator, says he didn’t know suspected rice smuggling king David Tan.
Try telling that to the marines, Lito.
Even they won’t believe you.
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Cadet First Class Aldrin Jeff Cudia was kicked out of the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) weeks before he would have graduated salutatorian because he allegedly violated the academy’s Honor Code.
The Honor Code states that a cadet should not lie, cheat or steal or tolerate others who lie, cheat or steal.
Dismissed Maj. Gen. Carlos Garcia, now serving time in the national penitentiary for stealing money from the people, graduated from the PMA and was also guided by the Honor Code.
So was that new second lieutenant, who graduated at the top of his PMA class, who was sent back to the Philippines from schooling in a US camp after he was caught stealing from the camp commissary.
Both Garcia and that new lieutenant apparently forgot about the academy’s Honor Code.
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I think Cadet Cudia’s was a case of miscommunication or inarticulateness on his part.
When he was asked why he was late for his next class, Cudia said the instructor in the previous class had asked him and his three classmates to stay behind.
But it was found out that it was the four cadets who wanted to meet with the instructor.
Cudia probably meant that but said the instructor asked them to stay behind.
Just like interchanging “he” for “she” when the one being referred to is a woman, a mistake most Filipinos make.
You see, most PMA cadets are inarticulate in English.
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