25 Things All Broke Filipino Millennials Know To Be True
Selling: My kidney.
When you know you're broke as fuck but still in denial:
And you hold on to every last bit of hope just for that extra cash:
When your favorite singer/band announces a concert in the Philippines:
Or when Apple releases a brand new generation of iPhone and you want to get your hands on it:
When you finally accept your fate and ask for some help:
When you decide you don't give a rat's ass about your pride anymore and ask for some money from your folks:
When people try to lecture you even though you're try so hard to save some money:
When baby boomers compare your financial state to their financial state 70 years ago:
When you see people your age who are earning thrice as you do, have savings, and have got it all together:
'Pag wala pang sweldo and you only got 100 on your wallet:
So you try so hard to make it through payday alive:
When you avoid your friends para hindi ka mapagastos:
When the word "libre" has already become music to your ears:
When you successfully buy the thing you've been saving for after months and months:
When the delivery guy gives you your bills:
When you walk inside a mall and all the goodies are calling for you but YOU. JUST. CAN'T.
And you'll do anything just to have even a little bit scraped off your total bill:
When your phone network cuts off your texting and calling privileges because you failed to pay on time:
Or when you're waiting for the annoying Spotify and to finish because you're too broke to subscribe to Premium.
When you remember all the times you've had money and spent it on things like your 100th plain white shirt, lint, and other unnecessary things:
But most of the time, you really wonder where your money goes:
Like, it's such a puzzle to you:
Because you don't really spend that much, as far as you know:
When you finally get your hands on some cash after weeks of living on canned goods for sustenance:
So you #TreatYoself to an expensive meal that's worth a quarter of your salary because "you deserve it."
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