Ara Mina Broke Up with Her Non Showbiz Boyfriend

Actress Ara Mina confirmed that she and her non-showbiz boyfriend Raymond Ilusorio-Yap, a Filipino-Chinese businessman broke up last September, 2011.


Instead of telling it to the media, she choose not to speak about the break up.


“Hindi naman siya kasi showbiz,” Ara said.

“Nanahimik ba ako?”she added


Did she mellow down on sharing to the public about her lovelife?


“Yeah, nag-mellow na nga ako,” she said


“I guess siguro, hindi rin naman ka-proud-proud na i-announce mo na, ‘Hey, wala na kami.’


“Kumbaga, parang hindi mo lang akalain na mauuwi rin sa gano’n.


“But I’m the one… ako rin ang nag-decide,” pagtatapat niya.


Cause of the break-up?


“Sa amin na lang yun kung ano ang reason, kasi hindi naman siya showbiz para ilabas kung ano ang dahilan,” she said




Issue of infidelity?


Her former boyfriend who always travelling overseas because of his business. Is this the reason why they separate? 


“No, it’s not that,” she said


Did her former boyfriend cheated her?


“Basta, pero trinay naming i-work out, pero wala na talaga, e.


“Hindi ko na… ano, e… and trinay din niyang suyuin ako,” sabi niya.


“Buti na lang, kasi ang dream ko kasi, magkaroon ng buong pamilya. Ayokong magkaroon ng broken family.


“So, buti na lang at maaga pa lang, na-discover namin sa isa’t isa na hindi kami para isa’t isa.”




“Noong una, marami kaming differences, pero na-settle naman.


“Then, something happened na parang ano… hindi ko ma-take.


“Ayoko na kasi ng madramang buhay na magpapa-interview ako na iiyak-iyak ako.


“Tapos na yung mga Jomari [Yllana], Polo [Ravales] days ko na yung mga ganun-ganun.


“Tapos na ako sa gano’ng stage ng lovelife ko.”


Settle Down


 All she wanted to have a family of her own.


“Ayokong tumandang dalaga. Kumbaga, hayaan na lang natin.
“Darating din ‘yan, huwag nating pilitin.


“Siguro masyado akong nag-i-expect na ‘eto na ito, ‘eto na itong lalakeng makaka-settle down ko.


“Tapos, yun pala, hindi pa pala!


“Buti na lang at hindi siya nag-propose!” she chuckles


Last September when she and her former boyfriend separated.


“Wow, ang tahi-tahimik ng buhay ko, ha!


“Parang masaya at walang masyadong pressure.”


Money Issue 


There are some rumors that the reason of the break-up is money matters.


“Money? No… no! Of course not! Money? Hello!


“May bahay ako, ‘no! Saka maykaya yung pamilya niya.


“Kung ang isyu pera namin sa isa’t isa, walang gano’n.


“It has nothing to do with that kung bakit kami naghiwalay.


“Wala kaming problema sa gano’n.


“It’s not a financial thing. Personal ang dahilan,” 


“In fairness naman, he tried his best to win me back.


“Talaga lang ano, e… effort siya talaga—love letters, flowers every day.


“Ang problema kasi, wala nang trust sa relationship, hindi na magwo-work out… Yun!


“Pero he’s a good man, he took care of me naman,” she added

by Eccentric Yet Happy