Every Pinay commuter's relationship with the MRT has, unfortunately, turned into the worst love story ever told. It started out hopeful and promising (SHINY, BRAND NEW TRAINS!), but nearly 20 years down the road, it's come to a point where the most logical thing you have to do is LET GO.
But you can't. Even if you've tried to find other alternatives (the bus, Uber/Grab, jeepneys), you always end up going back to those dingy platforms and unsafe tracks because it is all you know. The MRT has manipulated you into thinking that you cannot function without them no matter how many BS excuses they've thrown at you.
So, we, the Cosmo.ph team, being Pinays who understand your daily plight, collected our many heartfelt and
When you've started deluding yourself:
"Alam mo nang
paasa" becomes the word synonymous with the MRT:
"It shuts you out—
"When it ghosts you better than the douchebag you dated."
"You're hot and you're cold, you're yes then you're no. #SiraAircon"
When you JUST. CAN'T. EVEN. ANYMORE:
"You leave the relationship physically, mentally, and spiritually drained—parang MRT ride lang."
When it's given you every reason to walk out:
"It's never there when you need it the most."