HARLEM — First, a few things to understand for context.
1.) After a relationship of more than four years, I am freshly single. For the most part, it stinks. On the surface, being single in New York sounds pretty good. And I suppose it can be. But for me, it hasn’t been good at all. At least not yet.
2.) Lots of Filipino women become nurses. Not sure why. But it is so. Think back to the last time you were in the hospital. Chances that your nurse was a Filipino: 63 percent. You can look it up.
Now, for an actual conversation.
Me: So, I met a girl.
Mom: Puti again?
Me: Yeah, she’s white.
Mom: You should find a nurse.
Me: (face in palm)
Yeah, single life. Fuckin’ awesome.
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