I moved to New York when I was 14 and desperately tried to find a balance between my culture and the new unfamiliar Western culture. Part of that American assimilation included dating. But when I finally started dating my non-Filipino boyfriend, there were a few things he needed to know:. Everyone pitches in to raise a child from grandparents to godparents to the next door neighbor. Family is the most important thing to us — sometimes even more important to us than you. So, as the Spice Girls say: If you wanna be her lover, you gotta get with her friends … and family.
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Long-distance dating during COVID: Tips to keep your relationship fun
In this day and age, you can find a Filipino, almost anywhere. Some Filipinas work abroad, find their husband there and raise their family there. Aside from them, a number of Filipinas in the Philippines wish to find a foreigner husband too. If you are a foreigner, do you know a friend dating or married to a Filipina? If you are a Filipina, reading this article, do you also wish to marry a foreigner?
Questions to consider at the start of a long distance relationship
Without the benefit of face-to-face time together, long-distance couples may find it harder to discern where the relationship stands. Long-distance pairs have to work extra hard to stay in sync. Occasionally rescheduling is not a big deal; sometimes things pop up. If your partner does not prioritize the relationship, it might be time for you to move on.
Cue in the start of many unexpected long-distance relationships. It's important to remember that while distance may be difficult and frustrating, it's not forever. Quarreling during quarantine: How to keep the peace with your partner. Romance during the pandemic: 7 summer date ideas for couples in quarantine. While it might not be the same as going to the movie theater together, you can still stream your Netflix favorite with Netflix Party , a Google Chrome extension that allows you to synchronize video playback.