Pros and cons of dating your neighbor
Family and respect for authority, truly seeking their parent’s blessing and permission to date someone is not a formality here.
These girls truly are raised with a strong sense of Catholic tradition in their everyday life.
Those roots are evidenced in both our national traditions and even our Constitution. America today is hardly a theocracy that looks to God for guidance either in its politics or its entertainment. Congressmen hardly kneel down in prayer before voting on new legislation in search of God’s guidance. It is what is taught around the kitchen table at meal times. Here in the Philippines, Catholic culture is so embedded in the legislation that to commit Adultery is a legal crime. as a whole, Filipina young ladies blow away most young American girls.
But there’s another unspoken side effect to this individualistic, self-sufficient mantra and it echoes something like this when they are older, “.” The only part of American culture I’ve witnessed that contradicts this mentality is found among conservative religions such as Christianity, Mormonism, Jehovah’s Witness, Seventh-Day Adventist and similar Bible based religions which still hold up the values of the Wife who is both a Help Mate to her Husband, yet submissive to his authority and leadership.
These days the Wife is practically spit upon by contemporary culture.
With no divorce available here, many married men give in to the plethora of available, more liberated Filipinas (But by and large, the age difference here in the Philippines works.
And it works here because there is an incredibly huge difference in the mindset of Filipina women from American women.
not only are there a multitude of May-December relationships; they stay together and are happy together.