17 Filipino Habits We Should All Leave In 2017
New year, new me, 'di ba?
Commenting on other people's weight.
Calling a man "bakla" when he cries or shows literally any bit of emotion.
Calling a man "bakla" when he hits girls.
Letting parents get their way just because "magulang ako, anak ka lang."
Parents being strict AF even if you're already 18 and above.
Distant relatives telling us what to do with our lives (i.e. mag-asawa ka na!)
'Yung gagawin kang ninong/ninang kahit hindi mo naman kilala.
And getting someone to be their baby's ninong/ninang "kasi mayaman."
Thinking that OFWs are rich as fuck.
Shoving Christianity/Catholicism down people's throats.
Thinking that having fairer skin is beautiful and vice versa.
And finally, hating on our own country for how fucked up it is, but never making an effort to change ourselves.
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