Here's the latest piece I wrote for Medium even though I said a few months ago that I was leaving the platform. I realized this website means more to me than a writing platform. I will probably keep using it until I find a better reason not to.
"I was a teenager when I first heard that true love waits.
Coming from a religious background, growing up in a Filipino home, it meant no sex before marriage and staying patient before The One comes along.
“True love waits no matter how long it takes, as long as it’s your heart’s desire. It will come at the right time.”
That’s what they said. My 20s came around. It passed me by but didn’t stay around. The 30s began. It seemed rather unavailable, often hard to find.
I’m one of those women whose true love came when they’re older, what aged people say as the prime age. I am now in my mid-thirties.
I recently made new friends through biking and most of them are in their twenties.
Are they wondering why I’m not at home with a husband and a child? The dream of getting married and having kids at 25 has gone past me and I never ran after it when it did.
Here’s what I learned about true love from the time that I learned what love means and what it’s not."
Read the full article here.