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Wednesday, December 20, 2017

9 Reason Why You Should Marry an OFW

Like any other thing, marrying an Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) comes with benefit and disadvantages. Yes, there may be a financial stability with the dollar OFWs' earned while working in another country. But as a husband or wife of an OFW, you have to endure a long distance relationship for a year or two. Can you bear it? If you are single, marrying an OFW is a choice but if you are married, sometimes being a spouse of an OFW is the only choice.    Well cheer up everyone and lets us look on the brighter side of being married to an OFW or reasons why you should marry and OFW.

Like any other thing, marrying an Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) comes with benefit and disadvantages. Yes, there may be a financial stability with the dollar OFWs' earned while working in another country. But as a husband or wife of an OFW, you have to endure a long distance relationship for a year or two. Can you bear it? If you are single, marrying an OFW is a choice but if you are married, sometimes being a spouse of an OFW is the only choice.
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Well cheer up everyone and lets us look on the brighter side of being married to an OFW or reasons why you should marry and OFW.


1. OFWs Make More Money

This is the number one reason why Filipinos want to work abroad. Earning is big compared to what they get in the Philippines. Since OFWs are earning dollars or a currency with higher value compared to Philippine pesos you can expect for more money. 

If being managed wisely, as a husband or wife of an OFW you can save a good amount of money in just a few months or year. These savings can turn into investment or capital for a new business for the family.
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2. OFWs Can Help Your Goal to Come True

Could it be a house and lot? A car, a business or another property? OFWs can help you achieved with this because back in number one, they are earning more than what we do. But again this one needs a careful planning. 

Aside from material thing, another major goal of every family is for their children to finished college. If the family is financially unstable sometimes education is put on jeopardy. But if your spouse is OFW and your children are trying their best to get a college degree, this goal is easy.


3. Opportunity to Travel

Both local and abroad. Since OFWs comes home for vacation only once in a while, there is a tendency for a family to go on a vacation. If your spouse is OFW you will have an opportunity to visit places you never went to.

Aside from this, your spouse can also take you on a vacation to the country where he or she is working. Getting visa is much easier if the sponsor is your OFW husband or wife.
4. Opportunity to Learn New Language

Since OFWs can learn several or even full language in the process while working in foreign land, as a spouse you have the ability to learn this also. This can improve your language skills and you may use this in the future if you have planning to be an OFW too or visit the country where he is working.

5. As an OFW spouse, You Have More Time for Yourself

Since and OFW comes home only for a short vacation, you will have a lot of time for yourself and kids. You can use this time to manage and take good care of your kids and other resources. You may also indulge yourself in a work or learn some skills or degree through training or formal schooling.

6. Fewer expenses at home

If your family is composed of four members, without and OFW means, fewer expenses and fewer heads to feed. Budgeting is easy for few people. This also means additional savings for the family.

7. Opportunity to Work and Live Abroad

If your spouse is OFW, there's a tendency you will end up as an OFW also. There are many couples decide to work abroad together after few years. after this, both of you can also bring your kids abroad. And if both of you are lucky enough this setting could be permanent since there are countries who grants residency to immigrants.

8. Added Fondness

"Absence makes the heart grow fonder." Many OFWs and their spouses can attest to it. Because OFWs come home once in every year or more. Everyone is excited to see each other again physically. And since communication is only through online platform this makes marriage become more blissful and passionate.

9. Unlimited supply of chocolates and other imported goods

Chocolates are number 1 "pasalubong" of OFWs and this is not absent in every "padala" of Balikbayan boxes. Aside from chocolates, OFWs oftentimes send imported goods in the Philippines from apparels, appliances to gadgets where they can buy abroad at the much cheaper price!

Aside from the above-mentioned benefit, just like any other, being married to OFW comes with a lot of sacrifices and understanding. You will also encounter a lot of challenges but if the couple's love for each other is unfeigned they can work it!
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