Marriage courtship and dating
Groom sometimes selected, and had family arrange - Judges 14:2 c.
Sexual intercourse is sin outside of context of marriage. Desire to share recreation, entertainment, social occasions in each other's company. Premarital sexual relationships are contrary to God's intent. For married couples who wish to end their marriage, there is annulment but the process is tough and expensive.There are grounds for annulment and unfortunately, in the country, infidelity is not one. Don't start with "feelings;" these should be by-product. Are your affections directed toward the highest well-being of the other person?
Is there a mutual decision to follow God's leading together?
Conjunction of spirits within God's divine oneness.
Communications of minds within a context of considerate understanding. Connection of emotions within a context of compassionate love.
If you are from a working class going through annulment is not affordable.
Filipino women are conservative and this is one of their attributes that makes them even more attractive especially to Westerners who rarely find one in their country.
Commitment of wills within a mutual covenant relationship. Consummation of bodies within a context of co-habitation.