What to expect when dating
It can be overwhelming in the beginning, but if you roll with us, we’ll be the best girlfriend you ever have.
Maine Belonio Maine Belonio is a twenty-something mom and writer who has a penchant for coffee, long distance running, Tolkien, Switchfoot, and Jesus.
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.
We watch 27 Dresses, The Notebook and any other rom-com that comes our way repeatedly and use them to form our own relationship goals.Thaw out the icy treatment by buying us flowers, cooking for us, and most importantly, by listening to our woes. A few years back, women were marrying in their early twenties.Decades before that, Filipinas were getting tied in their teens.We’re passionate about love and anything related to it.You’ll feel like you’re living in one of those rom-coms we love so much because of the way we look at you, kiss you and take care of you.