Last week, my husband's family found out that his cousin is dating a Filipino. Needless to say, the family doesn't approve of the relationship. I don't really know what they plan to do about this "situation". It's not like she's a teenager. She is already 37 years old...
This is really not an issue with my own family. My brother's girlfriend is a Filipina and she is close to both me and my mom.
But because this time around, the issue is a bit closer to home, it made me think of the horror stories in Filipino-Chinese Relationships.
I have a good friend, who had a Fil-Chi boyfriend for 8 years. They met when they were at the ripe dating age of 25. She patiently waited but he never had the balls to even introduce her to his parents.
However, on their 3rd year together, he had the balls to have a Fil-Chi girlfriend on the side! Kaloka! May balls mang two-time!
Each girl thought she was the legal girlfriend. But it was the Fil-Chi girl who he introduced to his parents and he took as his date to his sister's wedding. This went on for about a year.
He eventually chose my Pinay friend . But in the end, she gave up on him on their 8th year because he still didn't have the balls to introduce her to his family. Grabe he was 33 na then!!!
6 months after they broke up, he married a different Fil-Chi girl from a prominent clan.
I thought that was already a bad story...BUT...
I had another friend, who told me that she once knew of a guy whose parents cut him off when they found out he had a Filipina girlfriend.
College pa lang sya! Kawawa!
They kicked him out of the house! So, he lived with his uncle in the South and would walk all the way to La Sale! The affair eventually fizzled and his parents happily took him back.
And even among Fil-Chis there are issues! Grabe!
There was a lady who got married in her early 30s to an ofw tsinoy, 16 yrs her senior. The guy was in his late 40s. Her parents didn't approve of him. Either they were worried about his past life or they didn't like the fact that he wasn't that rich. Basta, hindi sila pabor sa guy.
So, to show their protest, her parents never gave a single cent to help out in their wedding.
No dowry. Nothing! While, her achi naman got a big house and lot in an exclusive subdivision when she married a few years before.
The worst I have heard so far is the story shared to me by my friend from Bacolod. I copy pasted the email she sent me.
I have a friend, sister in law nya older sa amin and works as bank exec. She had a pinoy bf before. You know what her mother did to her? Binuhusan sya ng acid ng mother nya. Ang rationale kung mapupunta lang sa pinoy, sisirain nalang nya. Buti nakailag sya. She has burn marks from the acid on her arms. She's unmarried until now. 50 na ata.
My gulay! I think that's the worst way of showing disapproval to a Filipino-Chinese relationship. Parang movie!
Jusko 2016 na!
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