It may seem like JM de Guzman is in the perfect state to get into a new relationship. He’s single, his career is doing well, and he’s happy. But just because he can, doesn’t mean he will.
In his interview with Boy Abunda, the actor revealed that in his past relationships he has become “too dependent” on his partners and when those relationships ended, he felt like a space in him was emptied.
“Sobrang magmahal. I’m too dependent. Kailangan ko ma-supplement nung void na meron ako. Naging dependent ako sa bagay, dependent ako sa tao na 'to. So 'pag nawawala sila nandun pa rin 'yung void. So if I’m not doing something about this void, it will just be a cycle. So I need to do something about it,” JM shared.
To not let that happen again, the “Init sa Magdamag” star explained that he is taking this time in his life now to make himself better.
And he’s working on that by, “doing the things that I love the best way that I can. Being grateful, counting my blessings para hindi ako ma-stuck sa mga memories na ‘yun. Kinakausap ko ‘yung sarili ko, ‘Andito pa ‘yung pangarap mo, abot-kamay mo pa. Pwede pa, dito ka mag-focus.”
JM is willing to put romantic relationships to the side in favor of fulfilling his goals, including building his dream house.
“Gusto ko munang pahalagahan itong binigay sa 'kin. Maging okay na tao. Maging better than yesterday. And in my mind, pangarap ko bahay before I get into commitment,” he told the King of Talk.
The 32-year-old’s reason is that he’s had his heart broken badly twice and fell into a depression because of it. But if ever love comes his way any time soon, he’s not going to turn it away either.
“Takot. Pero 'di ko ma-deny 'yung feeling na gusto ko na rin. Gusto ko na mag-commit. Gusto ko na magkarelasyon. Pinagpapasa-Diyos ko na lang,” said JM.
Watch his full interview here:
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