The combination of these two phrases is music to a Filipina’s ears.
Whether it’s waiting for her to finish getting ready or waiting for her to say yes to your proposal, it simply is an endearing phrase. Don’t insist she pick a wine when it wasn’t her idea to come to such a fancy restaurant.
Nothing melts a Filipina’s heart like this expression of patience. Don’t stress her out with your own difficulty in finding parking.
Filipinos are a very hospitable and friendly people. If meeting someone for the first time, it would be good to smile at the person before you even start a conversation.
Pilipino, which is largely-based on Tagalog, is the national language. The medium of instruction in most school is English.
I'm curious to know of others experience with dating here. I've noticed that most men and women are married and no one ever wears wedding bands to signify if they are married. I've met what I thought was single and available women but as soon as I inquired about their status they would say that they are separated.