By Laurel Tuohy Feb 28, Dating Despair is a four-part series about why dating in Bangkok, well … sucks. This story is a collection of anecdotes from foreign women who live in the capital. From recycling men to culture clashes with local boyfriends to guys that forgot to mention their wives and kids, navigating love for foreign women in this city can be a beast. Not only are these women attempting a graceful dive into an undersized dating pool, they also have to dodge aggressive local ladies bearing gifts, foreigners with shady pasts, and local men that see them as trophies. Bangkokians rely heavily on the old stereotype that the city is a dating paradise for foreign men while foreign women are left single and desperate.
Expat Advice: Relationships in Bangkok, Thailand
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Plenty of people come to Thailand looking for love and end up looking in all the wrong places. It happens. This article is for the rest of us: Despite the seedy impression you may get from English-language media that covers Thailand, plenty of young, professional locals and expats date in Thailand. Cinema, flowers, chocolates, and dinner. Those are the symbolic images of the first date in the West. Dating in Thailand is less serious.
The Dating Game: Wandering through the Man Desert
Despite what you might have gathered from trips to party places such as Phuket, Thai people are actually a reserved, bordering on shy bunch. Being alone in a foreign city is hard enough, so while the idea of actually looking for someone to date might seem scary, technology has made it much simpler. Dating apps such as Tinder remain popular with both Thai locals and travellers alike, and talking about your travels and experiences is a great way to break the ice and establish common ground. Expat and meet-up groups on Facebook are also a great way to meet like-minded people and can be found quite easily.
By britishjohn , May 24, in Farang Pub - fun, entertainment and Expat life. The response was great and by day 3 I'd hooked up with an attractive 30 yr old Phd student and spent a amazing month with her. Compared to the UK , Thailand was dating heaven.