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9 hours ago, sunnybanana1913 said:

Most of the   Filipinos that Mved recently to USA  at my workplace in California miss Philippines all the time and wish they could move back. 

Maybe they hate california? My wife refuses to come back till they fix the traffic problems

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hey wait a minute.  i go to high end men's salons frequently.  oh...shit.   maybe i should have kept that to myself.   how do i edit? 

Google says -- " High End Mens Salon "  - usually a reference to an establishment frequented by gay men .   I wouldnt be worried either ! 

Not necessarily a good idea, IMHO, especially if the husband is quite a bit older than the Filipina asawa. Filipinas who've been living in North America, Europe or Australia for quite some time -

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9 hours ago, sunnybanana1913 said:

Most of the   Filipinos that Moved recently to USA  at my workplace in California miss Philippines all the time and wish they could move back. 

That is interesting, different perspectives, different people.   What I have noticed is that the ladies that become single, from death or divorce stay here in the US. Usually  kids are involved.  While I am sure they miss the PI's most do not go when they have the opportunity.

That is just what I see in my limited circle.  Of course if I lived in CA I might want to move to the PI's also :thats-funny:

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4 hours ago, smokey said:

Maybe they hate california? My wife refuses to come back till they fix the traffic problems

So never...

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TequilaSunset

Not much to add really, just to say this was a pretty good read for 6 pages... Okay, I will add one thing... Fek Cali! :P 

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7 hours ago, Cgu said:

So never...

Last time here was 6 weeks after 2 weeks she said maybe i go back early its too much hassel to be here traffic is stupid

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 Have not read thro all replys just the first page. Fogive me if i miss or repeat anything. I'm Irish married to a Pinay. We have been living here in Ireland since late 2015. 

 

If you don't wish to jump through all the hoops required going back to UK you could consider moving to Ireland. As an EU citizen you legally have the right for your family to reside with you anywhere in the EU No financial limits on minimum earnings. Ireland also has common travel with UK and would be very easy to travel between them should you choose. We also have reciprocal arrangements between UK and Ireland in regards to national insurance and other government agencies. Schools are compatible if not slightly better. 3rd level education is still free with grants towards housing. If you can stay out of Dublin city cost of living is not too bad. We have full employment at the moment so getting started in work is not too difficult. 

 

I think if I was you I'd consider it.

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On 1/7/2019 at 11:12 AM, sunnybanana1913 said:

Most of the   Filipinos that Mved recently to USA  at my workplace in California miss Philippines all the time and wish they could move back. 

that may be a very unusual subset of Filipinos you are talking about.  however my following example may also be the same as neither subset really represents a good cross-section of Filipinos in the USA.   in my experience living in the tri-state area,  most Filipinas and Filipinos do their best to forget where they came from, so much so that they seem to have contempt for other Filipinos they encounter and rarely socialize with them, preferring to spend most of their time with Americans and integrate into the society as much as possible.   

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