We like a man who can take care of us, although we can take care of ourselves. If we’re not getting the attention and appreciation that we deserve, we don’t just shrug our shoulders, we give you the cold shoulder.Our the silent treatment—is an invitation to be wooed.If you are about to date a Filipina or Pinay (that's a slang term to mean a girl coming from the Philippines or with Filipino ethnicity) or if you are just planning to go on one, consider this unsolicited advice. The greatest turn-offs (not only for Filipinas but also for women of all cultures) are bad breath, body odor, untidy and smelly clothes, dirty fingernails, etc.Here are tips from a Filipino, someone who shares the same ethnicity and culture with your possible dream date. Remember that we, Filipinos, are from a hot tropical archipelago with water in abundance. The daily average is about twice, with a shower or a wash up before we go to bed. If you're from a country near the equator, you'd know how we feel like.Next point, mi amigo, is that these women are gentle and expect to be treated likewise.If you are not used to treating women like queens and princesses, then you may be ruining your chances with Filipinas.Closely related to this tip on your attitude her religion is the next one, which is her and her family. We come from a closely-knit but extensive family structure, where everyone is obligated to help a relative-in-need (even at times when they would tend to be dependent on other rather than in helping themselves). But being in a Third World country (that has been tagged, for decades, as developing, into what, we may not know), our families has helped us get out of sticky situations for the longest time. Now of course, we live in a modern civilized where women are not considered as second-class citizens or as mere playthings by men, especially those pretty Filipina girls who could give a really satisfying relationship.
If you're a smoker (and even if she also is one), remember to chew a gum or a lime for a perfect smooch (but that what would come later in a date, a peck in the cheek is all you're going to get when you arrive at your venue.Maybe you’ve already met her in person, or perhaps you are about to.Either way, hopefully you will find this article helpful.Once, when my husband had revealed to his Vietnamese barber that he’s married to a Filipina, the excited barber exclaimed, “You married Asian, now you sit back and relax.” My husband almost fell off his chair. When he married me he had these illusions of coming home to a Filipino feast every day.And in the mornings, his clothes would be laid out ready for him, ironed and starched. The reality is, he irons my clothes for me (I hardly ever did it for myself before I met him) and every now and then, I’d serve him something burnt.