MY friend had been calling me over the phone. I can't call him back. I am so sleepy that I can't even finish dialing his number without dozing off. Besides, I can't afford to laugh. My abdomen still hurts.
He and his wife have been my friends in the Philippines. When they migrated to the US, he looked for me in the four corners of USA. He is one guy who missed his calling in the Police Academy 4. When we were in College, he would throw himself all over the desk so no one can copy his answers in the tests. Talking about true friends. Yes most of the people I consider as friends are those from my native country. Dito you can not develop friendship because of the barriers--territory and work. Sa Pilipinas, Kay Gandah Koh, the girls can talk about how dumb they are falling in love with the worst men they ever met, kulang na lang sabihing, walang ilong, duling, etc. overnight and repeat the mistake after a few days of cursing the world. They mistook their gas to heartache and held their chests like they were actresses in the Broadway san bottled-bleached hair.
I have only a few faithful friends. There is one who's perfect to discuss show business. We share the same favorite and hated celebrities.
There was one who was good in politics. But when she changed color this year, my calls went straight to her voice mail; No response. I believe that politics is not good for friendship.
There are two or three who offered their shoulders to cry on. But it turns out, it is the other way around. So when you see me walking with one shoulder higher than the other, don't be surrpised.
By this time, you should know why Mons Romulo Tantoco is working on her annullment paper--because of the alleged involvement of her close friend Cita Revilla to her husband, Sander Tantoco
She does not criticize her friend directly but she collected the definitions of a true friend. Subtle hint? Parang si Kris? Dinadaan sa anak?
A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words. — Author Unknown
For other definitions, go to her article in Philstar.My friends mean so much to me. I would climb the highest mountain, sail through rough waters, run the longest marathon just to be there for a friend. Real friends are hard to find nowadays, so if you’ve found your real, true friends who share the same values, interests, share the same fun with you, make sure you take care of these friendships with your whole heart.