5 fun-facts to know before dating a typical Igorot guy
1. A typical Igorot guy is not romantic
Do not expect an igorot guy to hold your hands while walking along session road. That does not mean that he does not love you, PDA(public display of Affection) is just not his forte.
2. He is practical
Do not expect an Igorot guy to take you to expensive dinner restaurants or hotels like that of Baguio Country club or The Manor just to show-off. Dinner at Good Taste restaurant a walk in the park (the Historic Burnham Park) would be his perfect choice.
3. He is shy
As the local saying “Nu han nakainom managbabain, Nu nakainom mangibabain” (If he is not drunk, he is shy and timid, If he is a bit drunk, he is a guy to be ashamed of), usually a joke refering to the Ibalois but is actually aplicable to the majority, the Ibalois are just branded as such because of the “Shy mango” thing.
4. A typical Igorot guy does not give flowers
Though his land is where the flowers comes from, giving flowers is not his thing. More practical gifts comes in mind first when giving gifts, those that can be worn or used.
5. A typical guy Igorot guy drinks, if you get lucky he also chews betel nut (moma)
Yes, accept it girls, 4×4, 2×2 or round pose is his favourite beverage. He usually starts drinking in high school. Bettel nut chewing is also becoming more popular.
Disclaimer, the writer is a proud igorot himself and does not reflect BaguioLocalEye.com as a whole.
This is just the bloggers view and might not be true to everyone. The key word is "typical"