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A good and loyal wife from the Philippines

  Thoughts of the good and loyal woman – the ideal Filipina wife – have had me thinking over the last few days. I have an old mate from NZ whom I’ve known for……no idea. 16, 17, 18 years or

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How to treat your Australian man – 2018 Update

  There is an expression that goes around saying that “When you marry a Filipina, you marry the whole family”. I cringe a bit at the expression, because it’s something used by that very passive Australian man who accepts everything that

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Filipino Table Manners – The great oxymoron

Remember how we were brought up? This is aimed mainly at Australians and probably most of those of European/Anglo-Saxon type origins, and particularly I would think those older than 40. Because I know I was more relaxed at the dinner

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Filipino Family – Family First

In the Philippines, family is everything! Never underestimate this. Families are the bricks that Filipino society is built on, and the loyalty inherent in those family relationships is the mortar that holds those bricks together. It can be a source

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