Fast forward a year and a half, and I’m not getting married or never coming home, but I may or may not have found a certain someone. In fact, he’s someone I mentioned briefly back in a May post on Wanderlust and Lipstick… It’s just that here, we’re not considered European, or Australian, or American, or whatever, but or ‘white foreigner’), the guy is either a musician, a bartender or a tattoo artist. My belief is that these are the few guys who are able, willing and used to talking with Western women. ) don’t have any Thai friends even after living in . ) If it that’s difficult to make friends, how in the world am I supposed have a relationship with someone?
It’s frustrating and hard to understand or explain – I usually feel very welcome here and people are polite. (I once sent a message to a fellow teacher, who was my age and who had spoken to me several times at school, if she would like to get coffee sometime. I don’t know if it’s an intimidation thing, a money thing, a language thing…I’m assuming a combination of all three.
A young American expat living in northern Thailand who’s dated a few Thai guys and stuck with one for several years before calling it quits.
While her experience may not be indicative of all relationships, everything she says we’ve heard before when it comes to Western female/Thai male relationships.
DOS Do hire a private detective for a few days, it could be money well spent.
Do try to stay at home as much as possible, he likes a family being together.Do get up before him and cook his breakfast, he will love you for that.Do put on sunblock when you go to the beach, he doesn’t want you looking like a country bumpkin.They will be sweet and attentive and charming, and you still can’t figure out if it’s just social conventions that make them behave so considerately or if they want to take you for dinner.They’re slow and shy in their approach and they might not even make one.” But don’t necessarily mistake his lack of aggressiveness for disinterest. Learn a few cute Thai phrases, even if you don’t know how to speak Thai.