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100 and 1 ways to ask...

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When it comes to relationships, maybe we’re all in glass houses, and shouldn’t throw stones. Because you can never really know. Some people are settling down, some are settling and some people refuse to settle for anything less than butterflies…-Carrie Bradshaw


On the first Sunday night of June, inside the very busy Starbucks in Greenbelt 3, my cousin and I were wasting away hours before she boards her plane back to Virginia and DC.

Over tea, chocolate and mango cake, we were having a serious conversation about our thoughts on a sad event when I broke the somber mood:

Me: "I just realized that we've been asked the same question over and over again."

V: "I know! Never thought THAT question could be asked in sooo many ways!"

Let's see...

"May asawa ka na? Boyfriend?" (generally asked with a sense of genuine curiosity as if they really care about your status in life)

"Wala ka pang asawa????" (asked with a sense of shock or worst, horror o…