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Miscommunication: Whose fault is it?

Miscommunication: Whose fault is it?

Oftentimes, when information gets to us it comes in bits and pieces; very rarely does it come in its full shape. Because of this, pieces of information are lost in the process of trying to communicate the details from one person to another, which can result in misunderstandings. If you’re the informant, would you bother [...]

Making Friends: The First Move

Making Friends: The First Move

We may feel either excited or distraught at the thought of meeting new people and making new friends, whether it is on the first day of school, or an orientation organized by the school to promote “ice-breaking” activities. Some people may find making the first move easy, while others find it incredibly difficult. When you [...]

ONLINE friendships, for real or just a make-believe?

ONLINE friendships, for real or just a make-believe?

Chatrooms, forums, online communities, and internet social networks, just to name a few, are making the world smaller by connecting people from anywhere in the world. In such places, you’ll be able to meet people you knew from the past, the people you’re with right now, and also, a lot of other new people as [...]

Wedding Anniversaries

Last year, on December 27th, my grandparents had their Golden Anniversary wedding. Their real wedding anniversary was on the 28th, but they decided to celebrate it a day earlier. A golden anniversary is celebrated by a married couple when they reach the 50th year mark of their married life. My whole family worked hand in [...]

Peer Pressure

  At any one point during a student’s school and social life, he/she is bound to encounter people who have lifestyles and habits that differ from him/her. Unfortunately, some tend to be PRESSURED into doing something that they might not think is right. Why would this happen? In order to be similar to those around [...]

How To Deal With People That Have Low EQ

How To Deal With People That Have Low EQ

Do you know anyone that has a low Emotional Quotient? In fact, do you know what an Emotional Quotient is? Emotional Quotient, also known as EQ, tests your emotions whereas an Intelligence Quotient, also known as IQ, tests your knowledge. People who find it hard to sympathize with others are more likely to have a [...]

The Girl and Boy “Relationship”

  Girls and boys differ from the aspect of gender, but does that separate the two from being friends? Must there be a certain kind of intimate relationship between the two? You be the judge. Everybody has a different perspective. Some believe that females and males should grow up and slowly become lovers, producing children [...]

Dealing With Divorce: A Guide For Teenagers

Dealing With Divorce: A Guide For Teenagers

Divorce. What do you feel inside when you hear that word? Do you feel pain? Unhappiness? Sadness? For every person, the feeling is different. Some teenagers might be happy for their parents and think that their parents are better off separating instead of arguing daily. Others, however, feel angry and betrayed. Whatever the feeling is, [...]

Relationships

Relationships

What do you think of when you hear the word “relationship?” Do you think of love? Do you think of the recent argument you had with your best friend? Or do you think of the brick wall that stands between you and your parents? It’s all different for everyone. However, there is one thing to [...]

Friends Forever, or Not?

“We’ll definitely be best friends forever,” you hear yourself saying. Your best friend gives a slight nod of the head, and you smile. Have you ever done something similar to this? Or maybe you’ve made a vow similar to this in the past. Most of these vows are done at a young age, preferably during [...]