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Filipinas Marry Foreigners for Money, Not Love?
« on: February 04, 2009, 01:08:30 pm »
Filipinas marry foreigners for money not love
CHERYL ARCIBAL, GMANews.TV
02/03/2009 |

MANILA, Philippines- The inability of the Philippine economy to produce high-paying jobs especially for women has pushed Filipinos to marry foreigners as a way to provide for their families, the study Country Gender Assessment by regional lender Asian Development Bank said.

The number of Filipinos marrying foreigners have also tripled in just a span of eight years from 7,819 in 1998 to 24,954 in 2006.

It is also estimated that currently, 300,000 Filipinos, 92 percent of whom are women, are married to foreigners mainly from the United States, Japan, Canada, the United Kingdom and South Korea.

"(I)n the Philippines (as elsewhere), the phenomenon of 'mail order brides' is not uncommon. In the absence of employment prospects and with families to care for, many women view marrying a foreigner as an easy ticket to an overseas life with steady remittances. With the advent of the Internet, chat rooms, and text messaging the marriage migration numbers are on the rise," the ADB said.

Data from The Commission on Filipinos Overseas showed that Filipino women marrying men from East Asian countries tend to be younger and less educated. These foreign men also usually are at least 40 years older than their Filipino brides.

"Reports indicate that more women apply for 'marriage visas' to Japan as a result of Japan reducing its official demand for entertainers," ADB said.

In 2005 Japan has imposed a stricter immigration policy following Tokyo's inclusion in a US watchlist of high incidence of human smuggling.

ADB said Manila should undertake measures to protect Filipino women as those who marry foreigners that they do not know face enormous risks.

"Many of the men live in remote areas and are unsuccessful with women from their own culture, who they feel are spoiled and have too many freedoms. Instead, they want women with 'traditional' family values who, once in the country, have nowhere to turn and are completely at their mercy," ADB said.

Among the recommendations of the ADB was to tap remittances from overseas Filipinos for productive investment and sustainable livelihood opportunities for women so that migration becomes a choice rather than a necessity.

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Re: Filipinas Marry Foreigners for Money, Not Love?
« Reply #1 on: February 04, 2009, 01:23:37 pm »
Where I am, in Japan, most anecdotal evidences seem to support this claim. Even now, my hands are tied up to the drafting and translation of postnuptial agreement on division of Philippine properties between a 66-year old Japanese and his 28-year old Filipina wife who first came to me practically jumping at each other's throat as they hurled accusations against each other.

Since 1995, Filipinas marrying Japanese have topped 7000 every year but close to half of these marriages end up in divorce. Tsk, tsk...

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« Reply #2 on: February 04, 2009, 01:40:11 pm »
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« Reply #3 on: February 04, 2009, 02:27:09 pm »
Noting against this at all. This is another manifest of Globalization, and the humanistic intrinsic need to search for greener pastures.

Europeans immigrated abroad in the 19th century and early 20th century to the United States as well as to Canada--for exactly the same reasons: Greener Pastures.

If anything, the fact that foreign men are preferring to marry Filipina women speaks wonders for the Filipina. And it honors the generalization of her being:
a) Hardworking
b) Loyal
c) Family-oriented
d) Religious
e) Patient
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Re: Filipinas Marry Foreigners for Money, Not Love?
« Reply #4 on: February 04, 2009, 03:30:03 pm »
My niece went to Japan the first time in 1986 as a cultural dancer, a time when our country experienced economic set backs under Cory. The obvious reason was to look for a greener pasture. A year after, she was on vacation with her 50 yo Japanese suitor. The Jap built her a house in the province and entrusted her money to convince her about his marriage proposal. She was not inclined to marry that Jap because of age gap. She was still 18 yo that time. When she went back their relationship broke up and she found another Jap slightly older that she was. They got married here in our country and bore two children. The younger Jap was an ordinary employee whose income was much lesser than what my niece had. So this negates the presumption that she married the younger Jap for greener pasture. Lately, the marriage broke up when my niece was in vacation, because the Jap couldn't return anymore the money he borrowed from my niece. He left their home without even notifying her wife why and where? Only then when the authorities traced this person that he returned to their home and opened a divorce proposal to his wife because of the irresponsibilities he had. Now they are already separated and still my niece with her two grown up kids are staying in Japan, still enjoying their lives there. But, he lived unhappily ever after.

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Re: Filipinas Marry Foreigners for Money, Not Love?
« Reply #5 on: February 04, 2009, 03:45:53 pm »
Some Pinays marry foreigners just for money. Loves develop when there is money.

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« Reply #6 on: February 04, 2009, 07:41:46 pm »
If money talks  ??? ??? ???  everybody listen, di ba !

but not all because of money! not everything on earth is money.
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depende sa situasyon ang kaminyoon ay sagrado ug dili kini tiaw tiawan ug kung tao nahuna huna sa iyang future ay mahimo pod nga magminyo siya ug naahan


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Re: Filipinas Marry Foreigners for Money, Not Love?
« Reply #7 on: August 23, 2009, 06:54:08 am »
 mao gyud dili tanan..depende

naay cases nga tungod daw kay pang papel (staying permit) ???
apan di ikalimod nga naa pod uban tungod kay nagkasinabot
ug nagkahigugmaay aye ;)

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Re: Filipinas Marry Foreigners for Money, Not Love?
« Reply #8 on: August 23, 2009, 07:32:08 am »
STEREOTYPING i could say.

dili tanan oi! Pero ug ang uban nga mao ilang purpose to marry foreigner, i dont care. I still salute them kay di baya tingali lalim maminyo ka or mo dulog ka ug tawo nga wa ka ganahi.

I overstayed in the US for more than a decade pero i never think of marrying para maka papel kay wa jud ko kakita ug lalaki nga akong giganahan. ( I even thought i was a lesbian  ;D  ;D  ;D ) Mao nga kadtong nangamenyo para maka datung ug maka papel, I RESPECTED YOUR DECISIONS peeps SALUDO JUD KO NINYO and more power! (ayaw lang usba inyung kinaija ha? labi na tong nakabana ug MADATUNG?)

peez!

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« Reply #9 on: August 23, 2009, 08:56:10 am »
ay di gud tanan ako nailad na ko pinoy

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Re: Filipinas Marry Foreigners for Money, Not Love?
« Reply #10 on: August 23, 2009, 09:35:54 am »
depende god pod na.moingon nga money ra ngano adto pamas foreigner nga naa may pinoy nga mapera pod.namenyo sila kay sa mga foreigner kay maoy ilang naswerte

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« Reply #11 on: August 23, 2009, 09:38:58 am »
Could be true pero dili tanan. Ug moingon man gud ta tanan filipina nagmenyo ug foreigner kwarta ray gihigugma nag generalize na ta ani. Ang assumption man gud sa uban ingkalit ra ka ug menyo sa lalaki nga wa nimo nakita pero this is not true. Mostly namenyo ug foriegner bisan unsa pa na nga means sila nagkaila penpal,personal introduction by family member or sa chat ing undergo na sila ug getting to know each other wala man na sila mohamag rag menyo. Plus ang paper works lang gani sa pag obtain ug visa dili lalim i scrutinize ka ug maayo unsa jud ka true imong purpose ug intention  ug tinuod ba mong naghinigugmaay. Ug nagmenyo man gani ang filipina nga walay gugma sa gimenyuan nga banyaga 100 percent sure ko kining bayhana way kalipay.

In my case yes tinuod namenyo ko ug foreigner pero dili gyud money akong number one intention.Ipokrita ko ug moingon ko nga wa na maapil, kinsa bay gusto nato magmenyo ug magkalisod lisod wala di ba. Ug smart ka nga babae usa na ang financial stability inig mamenyo ka sa imong wish.

Gamay pa jud ko gusto na ko mamenyo ug caucasian. Unya sa nadaga na kong hingkod kay wa may nanguyab nako mao nakaingon jud ko sa ahong kaugalingon Patay candidate jud ko ani sa dagang bakot.Mao ingbalik to ahong hilig ug foreigner. Ug gusto pa jud ko magmenyo ug kwarta gipili siguro nako ang doctor ug attorney. First jud nakong gibati aning akong nabana karon kalooy kay sa iyang profile iyang giingon kay Farm Laborer ra daw siya.Akong hunahuna nga pareha sa laborer sa atua. Good Catholic sad siya maoy akong gipangita sa laki unya kalooy ang nga dili ning akong bana makakita ug pangasaw on kay lagi laborer ra mao akong gisuwatan. Napuno baya ko ug biay biay sa akong mga kauban sa trabaho sa una kay bu**** kono ko nganong ang farm laborer gipili nga naay daghan daw kwartahan.Gisungog pa ko nila nga nakita na daw nila akong future naglukdo ug mais unja naay daghan bata nagsunod. Ingtuo gyud ko pag ayo sa akong nabana nga farm laborer ra siya mao shocking kaayo pag abot nako diri ultimo iyang chicken shade mas nindot pa sa among balay hahahah. As in low kaayo akong expectation sa akong nabana. Murag nailad lagi ko kay gipili nako siya kay abi naho pareha ming way nahot naunsa tag ija man diay ug farm. Kining akong case mo prove jud ko ani nga dili money ug greener pasture akong motive kundi true love kay very low kaayo akong expectation.Bahala na ug pobre akong bana basta relihiyoso mao na akong permi sulti.



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« Reply #12 on: August 23, 2009, 09:43:35 am »
as for now it's very practical coz di ka kalihuk ug wa tay kwarta
ma o lagi gui ingun nga no money no honey!

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« Reply #13 on: August 23, 2009, 10:44:12 am »
Data from The Commission on Filipinos Overseas showed that Filipino women marrying men from East Asian countries tend to be younger and less educated. These foreign men also usually are at least 40 years older than their Filipino brides.

Nakatan-aw ko one time og ducumentary about Filipina wives of Korean farmers. Luoy kaajo kay kasagaran nila nakalitan sa treatment nga ilang nadawat. Nihit man kunog mga babaye didto, unja ang mga farmers nangitag mapangasawa for sex, companionship and free labor. Dihay gi-interview (several of them Bisaya ang pinulongan) nga nagmahay intawon kay kuwang in terms of companionship pero bugbog sarado in terms of sex and free labor. 

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« Reply #14 on: August 23, 2009, 11:13:12 am »
Nakatan-aw ko one time og ducumentary about Filipina wives of Korean farmers. Luoy kaajo kay kasagaran nila nakalitan sa treatment nga ilang nadawat. Nihit man kunog mga babaye didto, unja ang mga farmers nangitag mapangasawa for sex, companionship and free labor. Dihay gi-interview (several of them Bisaya ang pinulongan) nga nagmahay intawon kay kuwang in terms of companionship pero bugbog sarado in terms of sex and free labor. 
Kasagaran namenyo ug Korean kay mao man siguro ni result sa matching matching ni Moon bitaw kanang gitawag nila ug Moon mass wedding bale naa ni siya unification church. Na schock bitaw ko katong nagpastamp ko sa una sa DFA before ta mo out sa country mosiminar man anang CFO perti kadaghan pinay namenyo ug Korean ug mao lagi daw ni matching matching ra daw sila nagkaila uban gani wa nila ma meet ilang bana ba to.Mao ni hadlok ug klaro kaayo motive.

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« Reply #15 on: August 23, 2009, 11:49:29 am »
Money and/or love. Both reasons. Pero wala tay figures kon pila ang naminyo mainly for money or mainly for love. Ang mas importante kon unsay nahitabo sa pagpanglabay sa panahon. Kon giunsa nila pagmatuto ang kinabuhing minyo ug giunsa nila pagpadaku ang ilang mga anak.

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« Reply #16 on: August 23, 2009, 12:26:32 pm »
Moderno na man ni nga notion, marrying for love. For centuries love was never part of the equation. Nahimuot bitaw ko sa ahong nabalitaan about Germany several years ago, nga dihay question about arranged marriages between aging Indian women and young German men. Investigations revealed that the consideration for marriage was the acquisition of German citizenship. The Indians paid a lot of money. The couples would divorce right after the objective was achieved. (I've been told that an enterprising young man married this way three times before he turned 30, and made a lot of money.) The courts ruled that there is nothing in the law that required love as a prerequisite for marriage. As long as the bride and groom have all the qualifications and none of the disqualifications, they can marry under German law. Ambot lang kaha kon nagsigi pa ba ni nga practice didto.

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« Reply #17 on: August 23, 2009, 12:59:39 pm »
Money and/or love. Both reasons. Pero wala tay figures kon pila ang naminyo mainly for money or mainly for love. Ang mas importante kon unsay nahitabo sa pagpanglabay sa panahon. Kon giunsa nila pagmatuto ang kinabuhing minyo ug giunsa nila pagpadaku ang ilang mga anak.
Sakto ka Koddi. Pero mostly jud sa nagmenyo ug money ang reason way kahapsay ang pamuyo ug kinabuhing menyo mao ni moresulta magbulag. Naa koy sister inlaw(ex na karon) Ang adopted brother sa akong bana namenyo ug filipina mas una pa sila namo ug kamenyo.Karon nag ingon ni nako ang filipina before mi naabot diri nga mao kono nagmenyo siya sa igsoon sa akong bana kay aron maabot diri sa america aron makapangita ug trabaho aron makatabang sa pamilya. Tinuod gyud iyang sulti kay pag abot diri namugos jud siya mangita ug trabaho bisan dili gusto ang bana kay kaigo baya ila income nila. Pila ka tuig gi divorce gyud niya ang igsoon sa akong bana. Very unhappy iyang marriage the whole time daghan siya complain.Kung kami pasultion wala baya silay problema unta pero siya ang nagbuhat problema bunga ni sa bad intention niya nagmenyo in the first place sa tawong wala siyay gugma. Sa una favorite siya sa akong mother inlaw na feel gyud to nako hehehe then iya giaway among inlaws gipasanginlan nga gi spoil kono nila ang iya bana. Na branded nuon to siya sa akong inlaws ug materialistic kay bisan unsay gusto dapat matuman gyud. Permi siya naa sa disco ug daghan barkada. Kas a nagvisit mi nila sa kansas inay mang disco mi kay inglugsong lagi kono ko didto taga bukid mao iya unta ko dalhon disco naunsa ba didto man nuon mi sa hospital nag overnight kay nag comvulsion akong anak.Wa jud to itugot sa kahitas an siguro. Akoy nasayang sa kamenyuon nilang giusikan. Namenyo na akong ex sisterinlaw ug balik one month human siya na divorce.

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« Reply #18 on: August 24, 2009, 06:43:58 pm »
Well in my opinion I think I know now how to detect a "bad" filipina or a good one. I think is too obvious when a filipina is just there for money but some foreigners (overall the ones that marry bar girls ¬¬) seem blind.

I think with an easy check they could know if she is clean or not but I do not know why they do not do them. They just say "no she is not like the others"

I am 25 yo. My gf is 23 yo, she is filipina and lives in Cebu. We never were interested in each other, all that happened between us was unnespected for both of us.
She earns the minimum filipino wage right now.

I do not send her money and she never asked me for a peso even beeing there.

I told her I won´t marry soon that I need years before that and she didn´t go for other one.

She expends money from her little wage to call me to my spanish mobile and never told me to payback.

She is not interested in come to europe by the moment. She seems happy with her life and she says me "I am poor but I am happy here"

She refused from me a work I found to her in call center with more money by far than her current wage. Her reason was that in that work she would earn more money but she won´t have a good shift to chat to me cause of the difference of time.

She doesn´t know how much I earn and never asked about it.

Even earning only the minimum wage she has spent quite amount in things for me (unexpected presents overall)

Even borrowing her my old laptop that is not brand new by far (5 years old) she seemed the happiest person in the world and never requested me to buy a brand new one as others do.

She knows I am not looking a future house wife to maintain and that she will have to work as well as me.

When we started to break ice between us she told me what she likes to do when she is on spare time and I found was exactly what I like but I never told her I liked those things.

I think these all signs are good so I think I am safe with her.

Obviously maybe for me is different cause I am young and not and old man. But if people there would think with the brain instead of the ..... hehehe (sorry I did not know other way to explain it) then in some time nobody will hear again "filipinas marry foreigners for money" cause those girls wouldn´t have a chance.

A scammer or a filipina that is looking for money or leaving the country will hurry in all (soon request money for any reason, when is the visa ready, when will you marry me? etc etc) all this things happen in a short time the most and in a medium time in the rest but they show their real face soon :)

This is my opinion of this :P

About why a filipina gf. I wasn´t looking for it. It all happened by surprise.
But I like how she is. How she treat me. And I like her cause she likes the same things I like so we enjoy together always.

Take care all :P

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« Reply #19 on: August 24, 2009, 07:44:07 pm »
It seems we have some change of mind in here from something sort of simliar that I had posted in Expats thread in Tubag.

I do recall many Filipina women in here got really irked off when I had brought this topic up in the past.

As for older men marrying younger aged girls as they say one foot on the bannana peel and one foot on the grave!

As for the part about Good Filipina versus versus gold digger bad girl types yea men should really do they're homework first and not be so blind about chosing the right descent woman here.

Also women here need not fall for a man who is a reject amongst his own race back in his own country.

Many foreigner guys are ugly who come here looking for love and some are on fixed income due to being clinically diagnosed as manic depressed. They receive what we call an SSI if they found unable to work do to non curable chemical imbalances in the head.

These are normally the type of guys who come here. I know plenty foreigner men and most want to play around and not be serious.

There are also really good foreigner men who come here also.

Lorenzo I do not totally agree with you that all Filipina woman or any other women are all those positive characteristics that you have mentioned above.

No one is perfect.

I respect the rights of everyone's feelings and opinions on this topic and look at it from all angles especially as the islands spokesperson on Bohol Expats.

Most the men are not shy to talk about how they treat women and how women treat them.
Its hard being the only foreign female in the group of a bunch of horny and finatic foreigner men who are ga ga ga over Pinay!


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« Reply #20 on: August 24, 2009, 08:13:44 pm »
Many foreigner guys are ugly who come here looking for love and some are on fixed income due to being clinically diagnosed as manic depressed. They receive what we call an SSI if they found unable to work do to non curable chemical imbalances in the head.

Some of these ugly old foreigner look for love but others look for a slave or a maid. this is my feeling after I spoke some of them in Philippines.

And as well some behaved so arrogant in philippines. I was really ashamed even if I am not from their country but because the people would think I am like them just cause I am not pinoy :)

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« Reply #21 on: August 24, 2009, 08:53:49 pm »
Also women here need not fall for a man who is a reject amongst his own race back in his own country.

Some of these ugly old foreigner look for love but others look for a slave or a maid. this is my feeling after I spoke some of them in Philippines.

And as well some behaved so arrogant in philippines. I was really ashamed even if I am not from their country but because the people would think I am like them just cause I am not pinoy :)

Best regards :)

Sorry I can't help chiming in. Yes, sad to say, most of these old ugly foreigners are losers in their home country. And many of them are sick (not ill, but really sick, as in sicko). 




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« Reply #22 on: August 24, 2009, 09:28:24 pm »
Any men who hold a decent job,had good financial stability no matter what race is a good candidate to be a good husband. Foreigner had good standing chance being chosen by filipina over most Filipino whom  just set around,live with parents, don't wanna work and acting immature.
Old men whom in disabilities check or SSI,bum men, men with no real job have no business in marrying someone unless he can provide for his family.
I agree with Pricilla that lot's of foreigners (old,fat,bald and ugly, on disabilities) marry a young hot chick Filipina. Can't blame them. The filipina want money and maybe love while the foreigner want a trophy wife or he wanna relive his youth by having hot chick with him all the time. Beside it's a cheaper way to live in Philippines so better get a filipina wife so be easy to move there and live like a king on fixed income.

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« Reply #23 on: August 24, 2009, 10:21:06 pm »
ang uban, money o convenience una, then love na.

ang uban, love una, then money na sunod.

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« Reply #24 on: August 24, 2009, 11:15:38 pm »
The truth is that there are friends and foes in both sides and is the people who has to check who is the real person they are with :) . If they do not do it then later they shouldn´t say "All filipinas marry for money" or "all foreigners etc etc :P"

The problem is old men the most part of the times go to easy women or cheap women as my gf says :D
And if they do not get along in europe or usa with that kind of girls why they do that there or worse with "professionals" and marry them.

Later they will blame all the women there cause they were acting brainless, and we have the topic "all filipinas marry foreigners for money" :D :P

If they act stupid they should blame themselfs, not others :)

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« Reply #25 on: August 25, 2009, 04:57:18 am »
Well in my opinion I think I know now how to detect a "bad" filipina or a good one. I think is too obvious when a filipina is just there for money but some foreigners (overall the ones that marry bar girls ¬¬) seem blind.

I think with an easy check they could know if she is clean or not but I do not know why they do not do them. They just say "no she is not like the others"

I am 25 yo. My gf is 23 yo, she is filipina and lives in Cebu. We never were interested in each other, all that happened between us was unnespected for both of us.
She earns the minimum filipino wage right now.

I do not send her money and she never asked me for a peso even beeing there.

I told her I won´t marry soon that I need years before that and she didn´t go for other one.

She expends money from her little wage to call me to my spanish mobile and never told me to payback.

She is not interested in come to europe by the moment. She seems happy with her life and she says me "I am poor but I am happy here"

She refused from me a work I found to her in call center with more money by far than her current wage. Her reason was that in that work she would earn more money but she won´t have a good shift to chat to me cause of the difference of time.

She doesn´t know how much I earn and never asked about it.

Even earning only the minimum wage she has spent quite amount in things for me (unexpected presents overall)

Even borrowing her my old laptop that is not brand new by far (5 years old) she seemed the happiest person in the world and never requested me to buy a brand new one as others do.

She knows I am not looking a future house wife to maintain and that she will have to work as well as me.

When we started to break ice between us she told me what she likes to do when she is on spare time and I found was exactly what I like but I never told her I liked those things.

I think these all signs are good so I think I am safe with her.

Obviously maybe for me is different cause I am young and not and old man. But if people there would think with the brain instead of the ..... hehehe (sorry I did not know other way to explain it) then in some time nobody will hear again "filipinas marry foreigners for money" cause those girls wouldn´t have a chance.

A scammer or a filipina that is looking for money or leaving the country will hurry in all (soon request money for any reason, when is the visa ready, when will you marry me? etc etc) all this things happen in a short time the most and in a medium time in the rest but they show their real face soon :)

This is my opinion of this :P

About why a filipina gf. I wasn´t looking for it. It all happened by surprise.
But I like how she is. How she treat me. And I like her cause she likes the same things I like so we enjoy together always.

Take care all :P

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« Reply #26 on: August 25, 2009, 08:10:33 am »
Though the title is a stereo-type, tunnel vision  
   in categorizing  all Filipinas that  are married to
   foreigners, remind you that for every rule
   there's always an exception.

Everybody have their own reasons; in my case
  puro dimalas akong  mga pinoys nga nauyab sa
  una ug  ang pinakadimalas  kay kining particular
  nga pinoy grabe ko nga pagka in love niya gani
  ni attempt ko ug hikog pagbuwag namo
  kay nakakita siyag laing mahal. Pulos mga
  palikero, pasikat kinsay pinakadaghan ug uyab,
  walay mga batikun...aw kasingkasing diay.

Then I realized, alkanse ko, siya malipayon sa
   bag-ong mahal unya ako kaonon lang sa wati....

I closed my ears and changed my heart, basin kon
  sa foreigner  makakita kog tinood magmahal nako
   and I was succesful: I have a good career, a
   man that loves me and most of all I'm here in
   a greener pasture as they say, so pinays...you go
   girls.....
My husband says that, he could never ask for
   another pinay; since I'm a Registered nurse,
   Accounting degree from the Philippines,
    a cook, a gardener and a dressmaker.

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« Reply #27 on: August 25, 2009, 08:20:20 am »
Though the title is a stereo-type, tunnel vision 
   in categorizing  all Filipinas that  are married to
   foreigners, remind you that for every rule
   there's always an exception.

Everybody have their own reasons; in my case
  puro dimalas akong  mga pinoys nga nauyab sa
  una ug  ang pinakadimalas  kay kining particular
  nga pinoy grabe ko nga pagka in love niya but
  ni attempt ko ug hikog pagbuwag namo
  kay nakakita siyag laing mahal.

Then I realized, alkanse ko, siya malipayon sa
   bag-ong mahal unya ako kaonon lang sa wati....

I closed my ears and changed my heart, basin kon
  sa foreigner  makakita kog tinood magmahal nako
   and I was succesful: I have a good career, a
   man that loves me and most of all I'm here in
   a greener pasture as they say, so pinays...you go
   girls.....
My husband says that, he could never ask for
   another pinay; since I'm a Registered nurse,
   Accounting degree from the Philippines,
    a cook, a gardener and a dressmaker.

asa ra sila ana? Pinays are great lovers. Faithful lovers.


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« Reply #28 on: August 25, 2009, 08:20:33 am »
Para sa mga Pinay, money first, the love. If love is not developed, then divorce.

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« Reply #29 on: August 25, 2009, 10:22:14 am »
Para sa mga Pinay, money first, the love. If love is not developed, then divorce.

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« Reply #30 on: August 25, 2009, 10:27:13 am »
why is it always associated with 'money' when we choose to be with a foreigner. we all deserve to be with someone regardless of race and nationality, someone who will love us, understand and care.

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« Reply #31 on: August 25, 2009, 10:41:27 am »
Kung ang pagtan-aw sa kaminyuon is that it is a means to an end, bisag foreigner o Pinoy ang bana (o asawa for that matter), dili gyud layo ang paingnan.

Kay ang in-aning panan-aw, mura lang kag gasakay sa bus, nga kung mahibaw-an nimo at any point in time nga dili diay padulong sa imong gusto adtuan, munaog na lang ka ug sakay ug lain.

Pero kung an pagtan-aw nimo sa kaminyuon, "the journey is the destination," bisag asa pa moabot, mahanoy o malibaong ang dalan nga agian sa bus, magtubay gyud mong duha.

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« Reply #32 on: August 25, 2009, 12:11:43 pm »
Kung ang pagtan-aw sa kaminyuon is that it is a means to an end, bisag foreigner o Pinoy ang bana (o asawa for that matter), dili gyud layo ang paingnan.

Kay ang in-aning panan-aw, mura lang kag gasakay sa bus, nga kung mahibaw-an nimo at any point in time nga dili diay padulong sa imong gusto adtuan, munaog na lang ka ug sakay ug lain.

Pero kung an pagtan-aw nimo sa kaminyuon, "the journey is the destination," bisag asa pa moabot, mahanoy o malibaong ang dalan nga agian sa bus, magtubay gyud mong duha.

hoy mga minjo, ug minjoon, paminaw mo ni Brod. Bene. basaha ni.

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« Reply #33 on: August 25, 2009, 12:20:34 pm »
Kung ang pagtan-aw sa kaminyuon is that it is a means to an end, bisag foreigner o Pinoy ang bana (o asawa for that matter), dili gyud layo ang paingnan.

Kay ang in-aning panan-aw, mura lang kag gasakay sa bus, nga kung mahibaw-an nimo at any point in time nga dili diay padulong sa imong gusto adtuan, munaog na lang ka ug sakay ug lain.

Pero kung an pagtan-aw nimo sa kaminyuon, "the journey is the destination," bisag asa pa moabot, mahanoy o malibaong ang dalan nga agian sa bus, magtubay gyud mong duha.


nice kaayu sir... tama gyud ka...salamat kay naa nako guide kung sure na ba ko or dili hehehehehe

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« Reply #34 on: August 25, 2009, 03:09:31 pm »
why is it always associated with 'money' when we choose to be with a foreigner. we all deserve to be with someone regardless of race and nationality, someone who will love us, understand and care.

The same reason as lot of people in pinas thing we have a tree in our house that grows lot of money every day and we are all rich when the reality is far from that. ;)

Just topics as always. :)

I met lot of filipinas married to husbands that were living on the edge all the months so I think they were not chasing money :)

I hate that just cause I am with a filipina gf all the people have to think she is looking for money. She doesn´t like that neither she is always worried of "what the people could think of her" but well she showed me she is good like the most part of the filipinas.

But as always a little bad people do more noise than a huge amount of good ones, just be careful and select with who you are  :)

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Yeah I had fun. Was better than I expected by far. I will go back again in November another 21 days :P

I was in your town in the springs :P

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« Reply #35 on: August 25, 2009, 03:40:23 pm »
Keko am happy you visited my beloved Valencia!

:)

Hopefully I can meet you in Spain.

I wish to visit Mother Spain someday.

Viva! :)

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« Reply #36 on: August 25, 2009, 04:19:01 pm »
Keko am happy you visited my beloved Valencia!

:)

Hopefully I can meet you in Spain.

I wish to visit Mother Spain someday.

Viva! :)

hahaha. In the springs ALL the people were staring at me and my gf and I like to pass unnoticed, so I went down to the sea, but well after 15 minutes there were lot of people in the edge of the springs staring again so we just ate and went to walk around before going back to tagbilaran lol.

The funniest thing is I had lot of crazy and funny experiences all around the island. And I did something the filipinos in spain told me not to do lol. I went in all the public trasports lol.

I remember this moment as if was yesterday. I am in the bus station of tagbilaran with my gf, she says "is that bus" and then I thought "omg I am gonna die XD" then I go inside and the driver says "you to the front, to the front" then he gets inside smiles me and I see how he turns the engine doing a bridge with the wires hahahaha. then I had another experience with the "stops" :)

SOmebody screams and hit the metal with keys or something and the bus brakes suddently, but after 30 meters another do that. and in 15 meter another one. so for a 3 km ride you need lot of time. then starts to rain but the bus has no windows. Solution have a kind of window made of wood so you do not see anything outside. But we had to go out soon so we say if the guy with the money call tell us when we arrive. He ask where and we do not really know if we do not see outside we said "when you see rice fields" cause is what we remember was after that and before the house so we were in the middle of nowhere with a huge storm and those wasn´t the rice fields we meant cause no houses at all. hahahaha

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« Reply #37 on: August 25, 2009, 04:21:51 pm »
mao jod sir bene,mag inono ngay jod.moingon man ako bana nga binsa unsa ang mga pag suway ninjo mag asawa,og nagmahalan daw,tanan malusu




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« Reply #38 on: August 25, 2009, 04:44:07 pm »
hahaha. In the springs ALL the people were staring at me and my gf and I like to pass unnoticed, so I went down to the sea, but well after 15 minutes there were lot of people in the edge of the springs staring again so we just ate and went to walk around before going back to tagbilaran lol.

The funniest thing is I had lot of crazy and funny experiences all around the island. And I did something the filipinos in spain told me not to do lol. I went in all the public trasports lol.

I remember this moment as if was yesterday. I am in the bus station of tagbilaran with my gf, she says "is that bus" and then I thought "omg I am gonna die XD" then I go inside and the driver says "you to the front, to the front" then he gets inside smiles me and I see how he turns the engine doing a bridge with the wires hahahaha. then I had another experience with the "stops" :)

SOmebody screams and hit the metal with keys or something and the bus brakes suddently, but after 30 meters another do that. and in 15 meter another one. so for a 3 km ride you need lot of time. then starts to rain but the bus has no windows. Solution have a kind of window made of wood so you do not see anything outside. But we had to go out soon so we say if the guy with the money call tell us when we arrive. He ask where and we do not really know if we do not see outside we said "when you see rice fields" cause is what we remember was after that and before the house so we were in the middle of nowhere with a huge storm and those wasn´t the rice fields we meant cause no houses at all. hahahaha

Was lot of fun.

Sorry for the offtopic.

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I hope you visited the Church in Valencia. Its so beautiful...

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« Reply #39 on: August 25, 2009, 04:49:50 pm »
Really I do not have a lot of pictures. some in Sagbayan peak. Some in Panglao. Some in Chocolate hills, some in Loboc and some random. I am not good with pics :P I do not like them a lot. I am not the kind of tourist that goes with a cam in the hand all the time :P-

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