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Did I Fall in Love Too Quickly? (My Short Engagement to My Foreign Bride)

By Bob / August 13, 2018

Name: BobAge: 56 From:USA Traveled to:The Philippines Recommended sites & My wife and I were pronounced husband and wife 54 days after we met online, and I had to fly to the Philippines to meet her, and if things had been a certain way, it could have been quicker. Had being single for so many […]


5 Unorthodox Ways to Save Money on International Travel

By JD / February 22, 2018

Unless you’re using a  premium introduction agency to meet women overseas, airfare is likely to be your largest expenditure while dating internationally.  Airline prices can be volatile, and much of the expense simply depends on where you live and where you want to go.  However there are some ways to help mitigate the price of a […]


It’s Here! The Foreign Wife Happy Life Podcast!

By JD / February 21, 2018

I’m super excited to announce the launch of the Foreign Wife Happy Life Podcast!  Each week I’ll be uploading a new episode of the podcast; which will feature information and tips on international dating, as well as interviews! Each episode will also have a show notes page. Here you’ll be able to find any sites or resources […]


53 Things I’ve Learned About My Filipino Wife Since Marriage

By Bob / February 2, 2018

The journey so farIt seems like only last week when I was waiting with anticipation at the local airport for my wife to arrive. We have a small airport in Lincoln, Nebraska and there was some snow on the ground on a cold morning on the 11th of January. The last time we were together […]


International Dating 101 (The Basics of Finding a Foreign Bride)

By JD / January 26, 2018

What is international dating?Defining internationalTechnically speaking you’re dating internationally when you go out with someone in or from a different country. So for all intensive purposes a date with the cute Canadian girl from the office could be considered an international date. However on this site when we use the term, we’re typically referring to dating […]


Check Out My Guest Post at

By JD / January 18, 2018

I was fortunate enough to have a guest post featured at The post covers some of the benefits and advantages of international dating, which no one really talks about. You can find the post here. features a lot of articles on international dating, which you’re likely to find interesting. Some of it is […]


5 Common Myths About International Dating and “Mail Order Brides”

By JD / December 29, 2017

International dating catches a lot of flak from a lot of people. Negative stereotypes, though grounded in a grain a truth, are often blown way out of proportion until they are considered as fact.  In this post we’ll look at five of the most common myths surrounding international dating and begin to unpack them. 1) Foreign women […]


From Divorcee to Fiancé (One Man’s Experience Dating in Ukraine)

By JD / December 20, 2017

Today I’m very excited to share the first Guest Post on FWHL. This post comes from Will. After I came  across his video review of the Mordinson Agency, I got in contact with Will and asked if he’d be willing to share some of his experiences in international dating. Will is what I hope will […]


3 Honest Questions You Must Ask Yourself Before Dating Overseas

By JD / December 8, 2017

There are risks and  rewards no matter where you date women, but the stakes are always a bit higher when you date overseas.   If you succeed in finding a woman overseas the rewards could be immensely gratifying and last a lifetime. Similarly, if things go badly it can get ugly. You stand to lose a […]

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