As you’d expect from a second-world country, the Philippines lacks many of the labor protections that Americans take for granted.When it comes to girls you date who have jobs (particularly teenage girls), most of them are working twelve hours a day, six days a week.
I’ve had no less than girls in the past month try and pull this on me and I’ve nexted every single one.
This kind of game is an obvious power play: if you accede to her demands and change up your plans on her whim, she will be dictating the frame of the relationship.
For example, as I found out the hard way, Filipinos don’t say “o” in place of “zero” in spoken English when it comes to long numbers (ex: if you read off “103” as “one oh three,” many Filipinos will have no clue what you’re talking about; you have to say “one three” or “one hundred and three”).
While most of the girls I’ve known send typo-filled English texts, I can understand them easily, and we can have conversations where I display my wit and wisdom. Attempting to woo them over a cup of coffee will be torturous because they won’t understand you say.
a mall that is on the outskirts of town and would take me at least an hour-and-a-half to get to accounting for traffic.