The prevailing assumption in some cultures is that Filipinas must only be interested in money because the men they choose are old and ugly. The foreign men that Philippine women date may be old or young, rich or poor, fat or thin, but never ugly. The reason foreign men are considered rich relates to the income levels of an average Philippine family. There are financial reasons why a Filipina will date a foreign man but they include helping her family, taking care of herself, raising children, and tending to the needs of her future husband.
US a day is a good wage in Philippines so if you earn ten time that or more then you are considered rich. There are financial hopes and dreams that encourage a Filipina to date a rich man. She may want to start a business and need a rich husband to support her.
It only takes a short while for a Philippine lady to learn to trust her foreign partner. A Filipina commits all her love and trust to just one man.
This is a society that values marriage and land so a man needs to propose marriage and purchase a house and lot. A foreign man who finds such a love is lucky indeed.
These are practical considerations but not the primary motives for a Filipina to date a foreign man.
Living in crowded conditions, a Philippine girl often has her first local boyfriend as soon as she reaches puberty.
Even those girls who avoid early sexual encounters can see that their friends are getting pregnant and their boyfriends are unable or unwilling to support the children financially.
As those same girls get older and wiser they notice many Filipinas with foreign husbands who live well and raise healthy families.
While that is the goal of every love struck Philippine lady it is not the only outcome. Helping the family is a voluntary concept which is culturally expected in Philippines but not demanded of a man coming from a different culture.A Filipina and her family are both happy with foreigner babies.Philippine Women fall in love with foreign men as if they were rock stars or movie idols.Why do Filipinas become so infatuated with foreign men? This may sound too good to be true so let us look at the history of it.