I came to Thailand two years ago as a single woman.
I was just after my divorce and wasn’t particularly experienced in dating.
A short trip to Poland was responsible for the first cracks in the rose-colored glasses that I wore courtesy of my Western upbringing.
A subsequent three month trip to Thailand was sufficient to smash those rose-colored glasses into a thousand tiny pieces.
The dating dance Pay half the bill on your first date – this will make clear to him that you want to be treated like an equal.
Many girls say that Thai men can be incredibly romantic and treat you like a queen at the start of the relationship.
To say that our relationship was quite toxic would be the understatement of the century.
Her emotional ups and downs drove me nuts and her constant complaints made me doubt that living in a harmonic relationship with a woman was even possible.
Western girls are sometimes viewed as more promiscuous than Thai girls, so make him know that that’s not what you’re in it for (unless, of course, you are).
I think there’s just as many social barriers as it is a language thing.
But that was always the most insightful (and frustrating.fun! Reply Ha – if I was a ‘Wild Western Woman’ I feel like I should be wearing cowboy boots and some leather fringe right now…
I was one of the guys who had to learn it the hard way.
I spent my teenage years together with a German woman.