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I Have Been to the Philippines

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    The Rains In Baguio

    I saw in the news today that the rains have really hit Baguio hard.  Most of the northern Philippines are under water or have experienced a landslide.  My prayers go out to you!  Stay strong.  I remember when I lived there in the 70s that the rainy season was...
    broadshoulder broadshoulder 51-55 Oct 9, 2009

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    Nice Place

    My stepmom is a filipino, and im glad that she's my stepmom, she's caring. She's been my mom since i was 7 & now im 23, even though she's not my biological mother, she's still my mom and the best mom in the world. My family fly to Philippines every 2 years. We stay in my mom's...
    schmittboykyle schmittboykyle 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 16, 2013

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    grottymuffin grottymuffin 13-15, F Jul 30

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    Camp John Hay

    My father was stationed at Camp John Hay at Baguio City, RP from 1971-1974.  I was a teenager at the time and went to school at Brent School.  It was probably the best time of my life.  I enjoyed being with the people, the food, and the culture.  I would go...
    broadshoulder broadshoulder 51-55 Jan 14, 2009

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    I Was Here

    Ive been to: Boracay Cebu Manila Bacolod Tagaytay Baguio Bohol Palawan Mayon volcano These places are special to me, and each places ive been in philippines have a happy experiences.
    schmittboykyle schmittboykyle 22-25, M Oct 16, 2013

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    The last time that I went to the Philippines

    was back in 1990. My parents, brother, and I went there for my grandparents' 50th Wedding Anniversary. I would like to take my husband to the Philippines, so he could meet the rest of my relatives. We can't afford to go there cause of money. Plus, it's expensive to go there.
    kdegala77 kdegala77 36-40, F May 21

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    Kawasan Fall In Cebu

    One of the nicest places in the Philippines imho is Badian province on Cebu. There is a valley inside the mountain with very nice waterfalls: Kawasan Falls. It's a very idyllic place with 3 levels of waterfalls. Swimming in the small lakes below the falles is awesome fun. Feel...
    infoasian infoasian 66-70, M May 24, 2013

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    Camp John Hay Revisited

    I was on-line a few weeks ago with nothing better to do, and searched for Camp John Hay.  As most AF Brats know, John Hay was returned to the Philippine government in the 1990s.  Well, I saw quite a few pictures and travel descriptions of John Hay, and I'm not sure that I was...
    broadshoulder broadshoulder 51-55 Apr 6, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    Update! There's hope guys - don't settle! Last time I posted it had been only one month since being cheated on - and I was a mess. Only thing I was sure of is that there was no way...
    imatulipinacup imatulipinacup 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 27

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    I need to express this. I feel so alone and feel that I am going through all of the emotions at once dealing with this. I sometimes don't even know where to begin. But I pray that...
    FromJWtoJEW FromJWtoJEW 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 29

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    I have to say, I've never witnessed or experienced blocking at such a high frequency on any other site as much as on EP. It amazes me, humors me, and appalls me at times. Even...
    AllStarcrushNate AllStarcrushNate 26-30, M 6 Responses Sep 8

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    I've been so busy with school work , my son and other family things I haven't been on in forever . First I lost my second child a month ago so I've been going through that and...
    Loving1234 Loving1234 16-17, F Sep 13

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    My husband has been cheating on me with very young teenage prostitutes. We have been together 20 years. We are losing everything we worked for because of his drug, alcohol...
    taylorbubber taylorbubber 41-45, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I have been very busy this last few weeks. i work a lot as it is! These last few weeks have taken me to some pretty strange hours of the day. I have been getting up at 2AM and...
    johnlament19 johnlament19 18-21, M Aug 28

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    Well that was fun...I had an accident at the farm and ended up with a concision...I have been here for 2 days now and I don't even know what happened...must have been bad cause my...
    BustyRedHead321 BustyRedHead321 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 4

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    I have been cheated on more than a couple times, my latest ex cheated on me but is now texting me all the time.part of me feels like hey karma is a ***** because he says the new...
    LoudMouse LoudMouse 31-35, F 4 Responses Sep 6

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    I live in a city that is very expensive and only work in a fairly low paid industry. long story short I cant live with family and I am a Christian who believes it is better for me...
    funkykristi funkykristi 31-35, F Sep 10

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    I have been told for years I have a sexy voice. Now that I am of this time those I speak with tell me I sound much younger and very sexy....time has been generous to me!
    WhiteRosesDelivered WhiteRosesDelivered 66-70, F 1 Response Sep 10

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    I have been with my boyfriend for 6 years and he is my life but the guy before me was a jerk. He had sex with someone in my bed whilst I was at work luckily I was left off work...
    mparker7789 mparker7789 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 14

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    I have been, and still am part of a really abusive selfish mother and an enabler father. My mother is so derailed mentally, she is viciously crewel. She has antagonized me from...
    pistacchia pistacchia 46-50, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Yes. I have been told I was younger than I look. What you think?
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 23

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    In pictures obviously I'm a guy aha ... but not unless the girl wanted i disagree with random flashers haha. The only exception to this is when I'm drunk because i end up stripping...
    surfdas surfdas 22-25, M Aug 23

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    In have been seen nude so many times I can't keep track! I love it! That's why I pose nude do art classes. An excuse to be nude in front of all of people!!
    Crdrinker Crdrinker 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 24

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    I have been single for two years and I'm tired of being single!!!!!!
    theonenibodylikes theonenibodylikes 13-15, M Aug 24

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    For the last 8 years I have been studying, working and traveling overseas, but sometimes I feel lonely as my friends is spread around the world, the good thing is whenever I come...
    Jasonaditya Jasonaditya 26-30, M 4 Responses Aug 24

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    I feel like i have been on my own for so long. I am not even sure if I know how to be with someone anymore.
    Erinjessica Erinjessica 22-25, F Aug 26

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    I have been to Thailand and I was sad and amazing all at the same time ! Te beaches were lovely !! The night sky was ******* amazing !
    20andinkedxxx 20andinkedxxx 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 27

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    I've loved to travel all my life. I was born in New Zealand. I have been to Australia, Samoa, Tonga and Tokelau Islands. I will never forget it. Oceania is beautiful and I...
    InfiniteSunshine InfiniteSunshine 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 30

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    I have been to Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, China, Hong Kong, Japan and USA and UAE. I would love to travel more, like Europe (maybe next year), UAE for more cities, UK, Japan...
    candy8ar candy8ar 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 30

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    my boyfriend is trying to convince me that I 'admitted' doing something with another guy before our 'split up', when I didn't. I was sure he broke up with me so I turned to alcohol...
    kbeary kbeary 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 31

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    Not that many really. I live in the UK, I went to Spain when I was 4, France when I was 9 and when I was 12 (actually I might have been 11, not sure but it doesn't really make much...
    CupcakeCarnival CupcakeCarnival 13-15, M 1 Response Sep 1

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    I have been physically abused by my alcoholic dad ever since I was in 3rd grade. He went to jail for a couple years but is now back. It has gotten better now that I am bigger and...
    ihill032299 ihill032299 16-17, M Sep 2

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    I have been depressed before~ People I knew had cancer 2 died 1 is surviving 1my grandma -died 2my friend -died 3 my mum -lived I was depressed The first time is when I found...
    RainbowWolf13 RainbowWolf13 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 5

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    To "I am the other man", FU you coward. Thanks for your part in destroying my marriage. Yes I made mistakes but have been man enough to change and not hide.
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 6

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    I live in the USA. I am originally from ethiopia, people with good culture and value. I have been to Canada new found land- nice place and better life!
    greatmotuma greatmotuma 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 6

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    By my voice, looks and demeanor, I must have been told I resemble Jeff Bridges. Probably at least 100 times. No hyperbole.
    WaterOx WaterOx 41-45, M Sep 7

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    I have been to Australia, New Zealand, Florida, Antigua, Saint Lucia, Barbados, the SeyChelles, Bermuda, Grenada, The Maldives, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Greece, Austria, Germany...
    hermione118 hermione118 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 9

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    If anyone thinks meehannah is a girl you have been scammed, "she" is actually a guy and he admitted it when we were messaging on k.ik Here is the proof
    Heyitsme69 Heyitsme69 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 11

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    I have been, but the worst part is, that person/s doesn't even know they hurt you.
    gwenllian gwenllian 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 12

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    I have been bullied before, I remember someone told Me "you'll never be anything in life" I'm hoping for that moment I can look them in the eyes and say "look at me now" But...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 10 Responses Sep 14

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    I literally am reading all these stories and my heart aches. I have been in two mental hospitals and been batteling depression for six years. I have cutt every place there is skin...
    Gonzales96 Gonzales96 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have been to Mexico and England!
    AveryWeinstein AveryWeinstein 16-17, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have been to 27 countries. So true.
    honeyadeen honeyadeen 22-25, F 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have been told :) AKA bad *** movie voice
    WhosChaos WhosChaos 18-21, M Aug 27

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    When I was a kid, i used to have a ton of friends, then i moved.... Everyone i knew was gone. After that i never really had any friends. I would always just get through school...
    Snsndmdmam Snsndmdmam 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    Just something I felt like sharing/talking about. My current bf and I had a fight and I guess this was his way of "getting back" at me. He began entertaining conversations with...
    VousEtesBelleCM VousEtesBelleCM 18-21, F Aug 30

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    Yes I have and for the first 25 years out of 'em 40, I studied it well I guess. I have been teaching my Pencak Silat for the past 20 years and this year it looks like my style of...
    CoolDad59 CoolDad59 51-55, M Aug 31

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    I don't like that teachers do that with their students. I have been denied as a child and it was not good. They should be more lenient with allowing their students to use the...
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F Sep 1