Filipina women often find long distance relationships with foreigners to be challenging. When you have a special someone across the globe, chances are insecurities and miscommunication can become common scenarios for both partners. So how does one deal with the nuances of long distance relationships and make it build to last?

Not physically seeing each other

The time difference, the distance and lack of physical contact can become stressful factors for online dating. But despite all that, video and online voice chats are helping bridging the gap between worlds. Philippine women and foreigners can still feel closer despite the distance. With a little bit of creativity, watching the latest episodes from Game of Thrones can be a fulfilling activity just to keep the connection going.

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Foreigners marry Filipina beauties because they are loyal and loving - all charming traits to bringing up a family. It is a known fact that foreigners do come in the Philippines to find partners they could keep for life. But for some, it would take some “getting to know” first before they are convinced to actually visit the country. Here are some tips to help foreigners find their match in the Philippines.

Try Philippines dating online

Determined foreigners will find it easy to look for the right Filipina through online dating. Some come for the experience of interacting with women and check if it could be plausible to build a long-term relationship despite the distance. While some foreigners do come after some time of interaction, it could be tricky to get to connecting with genuine women who truly want to be in a relationship and not just for financial alleviation. Foreigners will eventually realize later on that with much persistence, the journey will be worth it in the end.

Traditions and culture

Getting involved with Filipina dating would mean getting involved with her culture. Filipina women carry a strong family ties with deep respect for the elderly. While the western culture may see differently when it comes to this, Filipinas make it a point to serve their parents as part of their upbringing. When in the conversation, this topic may come up so it’s best to know the cultural background of Filipinas to avoid any misunderstandings along the way. A little research does go a long way!

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Google’s got the numbers. Most relationships are bound to fail. Reasons could range from long distance relationships to failing to feed the cat. Getting involved with a foreigner would mean opening up to possibilities of miscommunication because of a huge cultural gap. Here are some of the reasons why Filipina women can’t seem to get Mr. Right to stay long.

Time limits

So Mr. Right happens to live across the globe from the Philippines. The issue here is not the distance. It’s time. What could be 6 a.m in one country could be 11 p.m in a different country. It takes a lot of patience and understanding to be able to adjust for some long distance couples. The problem, however, comes when it becomes a task instead of a joy. It starts with a little ‘comment’ here and there until it becomes a full blown complaint. This eventually turns any foreigner off and will jump off the boat the soonest he gets the chance.

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The Filpina dating culture is slightly similar to other Asian countries – with some differences. There’s a complex mix of culture, religion, traditional beliefs and cultural influences from the east and west are still imbedded deep in the Filipina woman. While the urban parts of the Philippines may have adapted to a more westernized culture, some parts in the rural areas are still adapting a more traditional custom to dating. But one thing is for certain, you will win the heart of a lovely Filipina lady if you win the favor of her family.
The Foundation of Filipino Culture
Filipinas are known for their close family ties. In general, Filipinas love to be around family and form strong family ties because of close kinship among the members (especially if there’s food involved!). A typical Filipina home would include the parents, brothers and sisters. For some, a compound may be applicable for homes that consist of families up to third generation!

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Filipina women are attractive. Their charm and beauty make them admirable and you will have no other option but falling for them. It is hard to get rid of the aura they have around them. It is essential though to get to know them first so that you can make a wise choice before thinking about future with them. Chances are that you are cleared out of all the doubts you might be having all along anyway.
We cannot deny the fact that Filipino online dating can be challenging. It can take a lot of dates to finally meet the love of your life. When you find the right Filipina woman, she would be the best thing that is going to happen to you. But there is a twisted tale to this whole scenario.

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Being the best person you can be for someone else can be quite tasking. You have to first define your own temperaments and try to link it up with the other person’s own. So it is with relationships. As a Filipino lady, you ought to know what foreign men need and at the same time balance it out with your authentic self without sacrificing your true values. However, you need to identify first what he really wants from you – committed or casual relationship. Find out if it matches what you want.
What foreign men expect from their Filipino women could differ, but there are certain traits that are of general consensus to men. The following points could prove insightful:


People say that the way you dress is how you will be addressed. Foreign men would always look out for the way you look especially in public. If you are looking for a long term relationship, wear clothes that would command respect and still be attractive. If need be, donate those clothes that are not appropriate anymore to your goal. Presentation could also entail your charisma, gait, poise, carriage, manners and body posture. Look out for a role model that you admire, claim your femininity and be the best you can be not only for the man of your dreams but for yourself primarily.

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It is no secret that what foreigners see in Filipino women have already been spotted and tested by their local counterparts. Preferring to stick with the “devil they know” Filipino men would rather go after Filipina women instead of foreign women whom they understand a little bit or not at all. This is a common scenario even if a Filipino man is already living in a foreign country.
Here are the real reasons why a Filipino man would prefer dating a Filipina lady any time and any day:

Ready for Courtship

A Filipina woman understands the value of courtship and would not just jump on any man they see even if they propose marriage. They are ready to take their time to be up close and personal to whom they are about to spend the rest of their lives with. Filipino men value this trait. It also satisfies their inherent romantic nature and interest in pursuit and conquest.

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Dating a Filipino girlfriend comes with its own highs and lows. Despite the fact that they are beautiful, loving and romantic, keeping a relationship with them can be iffy. Not that this is a usual scenario, but like any relationships, things can happen.
The emergence of social media, dating sites and instant messaging over the years has not helped as they provided easy access to connect to strangers across the world. Since communication is a snap, meeting foreign men even for those Filipino ladies who are already in relationships can be a cause of temptations. So if you are in doubt about the level of faithfulness of your Filipino girlfriend, here are some ways to find out if she is cheating on you:

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Everybody wants to fall in love. It is a human feeling that cuts through ethnicities, sects and generations. Most recently, foreigners have been touring in Asia with the Philippines as one of their destinations. During their visits, they come in contact with an attractive Filipino woman that they met online. Nevertheless, some of these visitors are challenged such that they cannot get these Filipino ladies to like them or fall in love with them. Western men are not really used to this as they are used to meeting women who are more open minded and have freer moral compass.
Making a Filipino lady fall in love is not as difficult as people think it is. But first, you might have to follow some simple rules to win her over. Consider the following:


Many Filipino people are strictly religious. They are predominantly Christians and majority of these Christians attend the Roman Catholic Church. If you want a Filipina lady to fall in love with you, you should respect her religion, or be interested in it. Best situation is, if you can convert as a Christian if you are serious in the relationship.

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There are a multitude of women in the world from different races, religion, background and ethnicity. Most times, this makes it challenging for a man to choose a lady to have a romantic relationship with. However, there is a particular country in Asia in which for some time now, the attention of men has been drawn towards this direction particularly because of their women. We are talking about the Philippines. Consequently, men often wonder what it will be like having a beautiful Filipina girlfriend.
Dating a Filipina lady is indeed different as explained by men who have primarily dated women from the western world. These men at some point grew tired of dating women of the same origin, or did not get what they wanted from these relationships or just want some variety. Here are some secrets why you should choose a Filipina girlfriend:

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