For most Pinoys, being the pasaway means that you are marked as the one to watch out for, in the negative sense. You are the troublemaker, the one whom everyone expects to do the worst thing possible. And even if you do try to help, you’ll probably do it in a way that will cause people headaches. Let’s face it, if the root word of the term for you means that you are always being reprimanded, then you know that you’re not on Santa’s “nice” list for Christmas.
However, that shouldn’t get you down. There are advantages to being the pasaway.
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“Stubbornness is sometimes a place to sit and fume,” by Lars Plougmann, c/o flickr.com