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My husband and I are both professionals. We also have two children. Recently, I found out that he had been visiting a massage parlor for at least once a month. When I confronted him about it, he said he had been doing it only because he gets stressed over work. He said he knows it’s wrong and reasoned that it is his monthly treat for himself, in the same manner that I sometimes reward myself with clothes, jewelry, etc. I was so hurt and angry. I can’t believe he even compared his “monthly massage” to shopping. How do I address this problem?

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Mandatory ROTC

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AT last, no less than President Rodrigo Duterte cognizant of his dual role as commander-in-chief, has made the call for the return of “mandatory ROTC”. The long hibernating policy issue has been kept in the drawing board of the armed and defense establishments gaining support from specific legislators only to be bulldozed by “militant” voices in the Lower House, or to be overtaken by a new Congress.

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Jesus took Peter, John, and James and went up the mountain to pray. While he was praying his face changed in appearance and his clothing became dazzling white. And behold, two men were conversing with him, Moses and Elijah, who appeared in glory and spoke of his exodus that he was going to accomplish in Jerusalem. Peter and his companions had been overcome by sleep, but becoming fully awake, they saw his glory and the two men standing with him.

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The Kyoto University Center for iPS Cell Research and Application in Japan started iPS cells (induced pluripotent stem cells) for stockpiling in regenerative medicine and clinical research in 2013. This project is being led by the center’s director, Shinya Yamanaka, an iPS cell developer and Nobel Prize winner, to build a stock of specific iPS cells with a lower risk of immune rejection.

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GMA for UN post

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President Duterte’s success in getting former President Fidel Ramos as Philippine Ambassador to deal with, and help settle our territorial dispute with China, many now think it is now logically possible for him to tap former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo as Philippine Mission Ambassador to the United Nations. With her stature, qualifications and experiences, GMA is indeed ideal for the post.

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So much to decide

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AFTER the government decides how it proposes to amend the Constitution – by Constitutional Convention (Con-Con) or by Constitutional Assembly (Con-Ass), it must turn its attention to what should be amended in the present Constitution.

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