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Ask Candy: Where is Your Go-to Place For Besties' Day Out?

Got a fave hangout place with your best friend?
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Steph Yapnayon, Art Director My best friend and I always go for coffee and getting mani-pedis. My current faves are Dean and Deluca and Dashing Diva. —Steph, Art Director
Dyan Zarzuela, Entertainment and Features Editor My friends and I like going around Kapitolyo and trying new restaurants. —Dyan, Entertainment and Features Editor
Ning Nuñez, Fashion and Beauty Assistant We like to explore Maginhawa street in QC on our days off. :) —Ning, Fashion and Beauty Assistant
Bianca Mascenon, Fashion and Beauty Assistant My true best friend is my grandma, and we usually go to the cinemas in Shang because her senior citizen card gets her in for free. —Bianca, Fashion and Beauty Assistant
Macy Alcaraz, Web Managing Editor

My best friend and I love trying out new places so we always try to go to a new resto when we see each other. When her little girl and boy are with her, we make sure there's something fun we can do with the kiddos, too!  —Macy, Web Managing Editor

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My best friend's place. That way we can really let our hair down and get to hang out without having to worry about our outfit or makeup. —Erin, Associate Web and Fashion Editor

Ayessa De La Pena, Web Editorial Assistant Museums! Recently, we went to the National Museum to check out Juan Luna's The Spoliarium again. Yup, we've been bitten by the Heneral Luna bug. :) —Ayessa, Web Editorial Assistant

Where do you love going with your besties? Leave a message below or tweet us @candymagdotcom

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Maybe I'm just a learner, not a weirdo. A learner that knows how to listen and pretend. A simple learner who's a great pretender. Pretending to be slightly dumb enough not to be judged and criticized by those who do not appreciate my existence. We surround ourselves with people who's levels are either beyond or below our intellectual behavior, because as for reality, people may use you either for their success or your downfall. Since then, people tend to judge someone who has an intellect with things they shouldn't be. Making them a criticizer, and most of all, calling them weird.

Honestly, I'm one of this "weirdo" who actually loves to learn things, and for the record, I'm bullied and stressed out for making myself not to learn more and go with the flow to dumbness I had. Have you ever feel being assigned to some task where you know every process to make it easier and faster to finish but turns out to hesitate to voice out because some of your mates put themselves in charge. There are times where I know what to do, what to say, or how to react, but kept myself silent and pretend not to know anything that may help us. Maybe it's a good thing to just go with their ideas and learn from their perspectives, but sometimes you can't control it and says something, and once again called to be a weirdo and let you finish the work by yourself.

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