My Philippines Dating Experience: Goodboys, Badboys and Fuckboys

Yesterday I published an article on Filipinas and Facebook relative to my short-lived Philippines dating experience.  And as I noted, although I personally abhor Facebook, it is a useful tool when it comes to the dating selection process.  Forthat particular article, you can simply click HERE . The reason Facebook is handy is allows you some ability to separate the …

My Philippines Dating Experience: Filipinas and Facebook

So, as some of you know, I recently when through an illuminating – if short lived – period of dating. For those who personally know me, I was actually able to see a good number of women in a short period of time. (Thankfully, that came to an end after I met Lyn.)  And as I previously stated, the ladies …

Foreigner Gossip in the Expat Community – Give it a Frikken Rest…..

Some of you who have been following the channel for a while know that a friend of ours was tragically (and brutally) stabbed to death in June of 2016.  The murder occurred during a house invasion/robbery while our friend and his American wife were house sitting in Dauin.  It was a horrible situation for all involved, and one that really …

Traditional Courtship in the Philippines – What is Old is New Again!!!

Every wondered why ‘chaperones’ usually accompany a Filipina maiden on a first date?  Or why Filipinos are obsessed with love songs?  Or why you usually won’t have much luck approaching a Filipina in the street for a date? Or what’s up with this whole “hard to get” thing that a lot of ladies seem to embrace?  If so, check out …

Life, Death and Loneliness in the Philippines (And My New Girlfriend?)

  Note:  Photos in this article were taken last week along the Dumaguete waterfront. Open Mouth, Insert Flip-Flop So, I’ve admitted it before and I’ve got no issues with admitting it yet again:  Sometimes I am seriously clueless.  After finishing a Livestream this morning’s touching upon experiencing loneliness as an expatriate in the Philippines, I went out to run errands …

Why Relationships Fail in the Philippines: Part Two: The Gal’s Role

  In our previous installment, we examined some reasons relationships fail in the Philippines due to male malfeasance; that is –addiction problems, womanizing issues (arguably interchangeable at times), tendencies to disrespect women and failure to adequately invest in the relationship.  And recognizing that what’s good for the goose is also good for the gander, we are now going to turn …

Why Relationships Fail in the Philippines: Part One: The Guy’s Role

I get a good amount of communications – usually in the form of private messages – from fellow expats whose relationships here are either A) failing or B) totally and irrevocably  in the proverbial shitter.  The emotions conveyed through these missives are usually a heady mix of anger, resentment and – oftentimes – utter bewilderment.  Usually along the way, a …

Sunny Skies and Pretty Pinays – Beauty in the Philippines

  Note: This blog entry supplements the video I did a while back on Beauty in the Philippines. You can see the full video below. Filipinos are some pretty damn fine looking folks – from exotic Pinays with long silky hair and even longer legs to smoldering Pinoys with equally luxurious locks and bedroom eyes, it’s not a wonder that …

The ‘Mythic Allure’ of Westerners in the Philippines, Pt 2 of 2

  Welcome back, loyal readers!  In this second part of our two part examination of the “mythic allure of Westerners in the Philippines,” we are going to look at some more justifications and rationalizations that we use to explain why us foreigners have a lovely young Filipina by our side.  This one has caused quite a stir in the comments …

The Mythic Allure of Westerners in the Philippines, Pt. 1 – Money!

  Living, working or studying in the Philippines has its fair share of ups and downs.  Here at myphilippinedreams, we put a good amount of effort into showing both sides – the good AND the bad – so that our viewers can get a better feel for what life here really is like.  One of the upsides of living here …