That was enough time to make him realize that I was the one, the one to make him go back to the States, sell all his possessions, quit his job, and come back to be with me. So now that we’re all starry-eyed and hope-filled, onto the serious stuff.After a full year of adventures visiting new places in the Philippines and Asia, I returned the favor and moved back to the U. For instance, you immediately need to ask yourself what kind of relationship are you willing to get into.
Before we get started, a hopeful word for skeptics and beginners.
I was a Filipina in Manila looking for a worthy pen-pal to exchange emails with.
Right away, I checked out his profile, liked what I read, and sent him a message. In a span of a month, we went through all the online “getting to know you” stages.
Epic emails of a thousand words each turned into daily text chats on Skype.
Back in the day, my husband and I used to have Skype dates where we’d watch the same movies or NBA games on our computers. But even for locals, it’s important for verification purposes.
Some social media self-restraint: Although adding someone you meet on a dating site on your Facebook might be OK, it’s not advisable early on (especially if you’re like me and use the site like a diary).
And originally, he just wanted to find someone to hang out with and get to know.
For some reason, he landed on my profile, and I happened to be online.
Don’t be in a hurry to bag your first date – just like in real life, meaningful relationships are developed in due course.