Why do Filipino Americans find love from online dating sites?
Filipino Americans are Americans of Filipino descent. They are called Pilipino Amerikano in Tagalog or Fil-Ams or Pinoy in English. They were either born in the US or citizens by naturalized. There are about 4 millions Filipino Americans in the US. They are the second largest Asian group, after Chinese Americans. Most of them who were born or lived here for a long time, act like native Americans. They are educated, get good degree, work hard and etc. However, they have a hard time to find their life partner because of the shortage of Filipino people and the diversity of where they live. There is about 1.2% Filipino people of the total US population. This is the reason they use online dating sites to find their life mate.
Even though they lived in the US for a long time and many of them were born here, they still keep the Philippines cultural values and learn the American cultural values. So, when they apply both cultural values together, it make them the perfect people in America. They value family and place a high value on becoming wives and mothers. Family is the first priority. What they learn about American values is the respectful behavior of people treating each other. The only issue is the shortage of Pinoy in this country that make them use the internet dating services to find love online. Some of Filipino American men open to local single Filipina girls who live in the Philippines. They get acquainted with Filipina ladies in their hometown through the internet, go back there to marry them, and then sponsor them over to America.
Regions with significant populations of Pilipino Amerikano are:
California (1,474,707), Hawaii (342,095), Illinois (139,090), Texas (137,713), Washington (137,083), New Jersey (126,793), New York (126,129), Nevada (123,891), Florida (122,691), Virginia (90,493), Maryland (56,909), Arizona (53,067) (Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Filipino_American)
Filipino American singles gather at the club or bar, restaurants, markets to find their second half. In fact, there are not many Filipino personals there so the chance is rare. Unless they are open to all races, the opportunity to find a date is hard in this country. However, most of Fil-Ams like to date or marry within their own race. They’d rather go back to the Philippines to marry a bride in stead of marry a White or Black woman in America. In other words, there are thousands of new Filipino brides come to the US through sponsorship from their husbands every year. You seldom see Filipino American women go back to their hometown to marry normal guys, they only marry high educated guys or rich guys because they can bring their husbands back to the greatest country on the world to live. Filipino men in America are open to all girls in the Philippines, especially young single women.
According to this modern Era, there are many singles in the Philippines want to migrate to the US. America is the greatest country on the world where people can enjoy the gender freedom, fresh air, clean food, excellent education, and etc. Therefore, many local Filipino women and men want to live here. Every year, there are thousands of Filipino women come to the US by getting married with Pinoy and American men. Also, many rich Filipino men marry with Filipino American women and come to the US to live, as well as wealthy Filipino people invest in America through restaurants, gas station, markets, real estate and so on. As a result, the Filipino community in American grows rapidly in the last few years.
In conclusion, Pilipino Amerikano seeking their significant partner through the Philippines dating sites because of the shortage of Filipinos in America. They have to gather online to meet each other for love and romance, relationship and marriage.
If you are one of the single Pilipino Amerikano (Pinoy or Pinay) or local Filipino women or men currently living in the Philippines, want to find a second half here, then please post your personal background here including name, age, location, interests, hobby, what type of person you are seeking, and include your picture. Thank you very much!
- 24 Jun, 2020
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