Wednesday, January 7, 2015

6 Irritating Habits of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs)

OFW’s are a major part of KSA’s population. There is more than a million OFW’s residing in Kingdom for professional reasons. Obviously they have different culture and norms and are considered novel in their terms. Mostly people met with OFW’s have to face few of their unacceptable norms. Few habits of these foreign natives irritate people so much. Some of the common bad habits in OFW’s not only irritate Saudi natives but are also unacceptable for peers and social circle. People who work or stay with OFW’s for long time can easily get to know about these irritating habits of Filipino’s. Few of the annoying habits of OFW’s are given as follows.

6 Irritating Habits of Overseas Filipino Workers
  1. The most irritating thing one may find in OFW’S is their arrogance and pride. They not only feel themselves above all but also use to look other people down. They think they are the central figure of their social community and never act like a co-operative fellow. This arrogance and superiority complex keeps them at one step away from their colleagues and peers.
  2. Jealousy and competition is a prominent factor among these OFW’s. They can never bear someone looks or stands at a better stance comparatively. They try to suppress others by making nasty comments over some one other promotion, development, better looks or outfit. They can never simply praise others for their strengthened aspects rather make ironic comments happily.
  3. Every time they try to boost about their wealth, high social status or earnings. In case another person shares about his wealth or status they never take it on head and overlap with their own stories of success and high social life. They are simply narcissistic in their nature and the same they transfer in their children from very early ages of their lives.
  4. OFW’s are simply known as rumormonger. They just love exchanging gossips and paly active role in grape wine structure in society circles. They listen to half facts from one source and immediately forward it without any verification.  Rumors spreading are their favorite hobby. They try to get people attention by transferring false news which can attract them. They spend a lot of their precious time about searching and getting indulged in other people personal activities and let them know to other unconcerned people. They just have to do nothing with new they get randomly related to different persons. Still they waste their own and others time by appealing people towards lame news.
  5. They are very good actors. They try to pretend as if they can’t speak Arabic even if they have already spent a lot of time in KSA. The reason behind this act is to preserve their link with their roots and mother language. They consider it threatening for their own culture and norms as if they would switch to Arab culture and language.
  6. OFW’s are overly brand conscious and they try to put money in high class designer dresses, expensive gadgets and branded products. They are so luxurious in their nature and spend hundreds of dollars just in so called world high class branded items. This way they try to influence others regarding their high social status.

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