Category Archives: Filipino Mentality

KILLING TIME IN PARADISE
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KILLING TIME IN PARADISE

You might want to read Further to understand the title “Killing Time in Paradise”, lol You are probably aware that the Philippines became a very different country on May 9th, electing a new President, Mr. Rodrigo Roa Duterte (nickname “Rody”), who positively encourages extra-judicial killings. Does this development have any implications for you and your […]

LEARNING FILIPINO CULTURE
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LEARNING FILIPINO CULTURE

Learning Filipino Culture An important step if you want happiness in your interracial relationship! Before I get into learning about Filipino culture, I want to introduce myself. I am Yuri Sincero.  I was born and raised in Cebu, Philippines.  I now live in the United States, married to an American man for almost 2 years […]

HAVING KIDS AS AN OLDER EXPAT
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HAVING KIDS AS AN OLDER EXPAT

Having Kids as an Older Expat Should I, Should I not? Having kids as an older expat in the Philippines is something that just about all expats will have to think about. The reality is that most expats who have come to live in the Philippines will  end up with a wife or significant other […]

FILIPINO MENTALITY -CRABS IN A BUCKET
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FILIPINO MENTALITY -CRABS IN A BUCKET

Filipino Mentality – Chapter 2 “Crabs in a Bucket” or, “Me First” “Crab mentality, sometimes referred to as crabs in the bucket, is a way of thinking best described by the phrase, “if I can’t have it, neither can you.”The metaphor refers to a bucket or pot of crabs. Individually, the crabs could easily escape […]

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