Well, two weeks has since turned into almost two years, 7 countries, many random jobs and countless stories to tell!
I will never haggle like a Filipino Growing up in Africa, I had plenty of opportunities to observe my parents negotiating down the price of everything from fruit and vegetables, to decorative woodcarvings and even (ahem) speeding tickets.So obviously some of this bargaining power must have rubbed off on me, right?Philippine Singles makes it very easy for you to travel and meet the lady of your dreams, regardless of where you live.For more information on tours call 602-553-8178 ext 207.‘Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned’ does not even begin to describe an angry Filipina – You have been warned!
Kach often tells me that although many Filipinos are very patient, if you push them too far, they could really hurt you.Although we went our separate ways shortly after, we kept in touch.After two months, Kach came to visit me in Hanoi for two weeks, where I had set myself up as an English teacher.She will quite happily spend half an hour trying to negotiate 5 cents off the price of an apple and then perform a victory dance on upon completion of the deal! The mysterious truth It’s a well-trodden stereotype in the West that Asian women are exceptionally loving, loyal and generous to their men and this is certainly true of Filipino women (though I’ve only known one! However, let it be crystal clear that this is not the same as subservient; personally I want a relationship, an equal partner.It’s the little things that count, like lovingly prepared home-cooked meals every day and random head massages – not because you asked or she feels she has to, but because she wants to. She may be extremely loving, caring and loyal, but that doesn’t mean she’ll let you get away with being a shit boyfriend or husband.There had to be more to life than walking into the same building every day, seeing the same people and doing pretty much the same things over and over again.