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 iamtheone39
Joined: 2/11/2006
Msg: 1
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Recently met a woman from Russia...I had my guards up and my doubts from reading all of the "scammer" threads. I have to say I was quite pleased with the date and so far everything seems to be real nice. I was wondering if anyone else had good experiences with dating foreign women and any advice is appreciated.
 iamtheone39
Joined: 2/11/2006
Msg: 2
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Posted: 3/22/2007 9:13:59 PM
I have to say,they can't be "worse" than American women...I mean trying to find an American woman that believes it dating one person is a problem after about the year 2001,but I will save that for another thread. I know that some cultures do still believe in old fashioned dating/marriage. I always thought women from Russia were hot...so far my theory seems to be true.
 iamtheone39
Joined: 2/11/2006
Msg: 3
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Posted: 3/23/2007 8:39:11 PM
Oh,I didnt know I was in a "pool" hmmmm....well,guess that will give me more opportunities to just do as I have always been doing...RESPONDING TO THE POSTS IN THE FORUMS!
 iamtheone39
Joined: 2/11/2006
Msg: 4
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Posted: 3/23/2007 9:13:16 PM
Of course this is all tongue in cheek but then I regard this whole thread as exactly that.
WD....I would much rather have my tongue between 2 cheeks of an international lady.
 hapeenurse
Joined: 5/5/2006
Msg: 5
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Posted: 3/23/2007 10:10:19 PM
I will date anyone willing to put up with me, even if he's from Mars.
(actually especially if he's from mars, martians are hot)

That being said, I've only ever dated Canadians and Americans , and with any nationality, there are good and bad.
 -=Kalidor=-
Joined: 7/14/2006
Msg: 6
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Posted: 3/23/2007 10:12:52 PM
In SOVIET RUSSIA! WOMEN date YOU!



Huh.. I guess that doesn't have quite the same impact as it usually does.
 whothehellknows
Joined: 7/23/2006
Msg: 7
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Posted: 3/23/2007 11:18:02 PM
If you mean trying to date people that live in foreign countries, I don't see the point. How can you really date someone whom you rarely see?

Now as far as dating a resident whom was born elsewhere, i say go for it. I have dated several women with backgrounds from Italy, Uganda, Turkey, Jamaica and a few others. I have always found the conversations to be much more interesting because they tend to either have a different viewpoint or a more in depth viewpoint than what I have found with many Americans.

Obviously that does not apply to everyone, the foreign women or the native born Americans.
 iseeblue
Joined: 3/21/2007
Msg: 8
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Posted: 3/28/2007 3:57:22 PM
hey whitedahlia all u got correct was the good lookin bit bout us australians, b nice lol the blustery blow hards was a bit rough, hell u eva in oz ill prove u wrong, itll b me life ambition to correct this absurb slur on the australian male population. keep smilin.
 OneBrazenGirl
Joined: 1/10/2007
Msg: 9
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Posted: 3/28/2007 4:12:18 PM
Msusnicknel, you can move to Canada. I'll take you in.
 anoceanoflove
Joined: 3/24/2007
Msg: 10
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Posted: 3/28/2007 4:29:19 PM
yes I am Australian and met a wonderful Netherlander who I am engaged to no. He is perfect. Our international love is splendid. :)
 2findU
Joined: 11/19/2005
Msg: 13
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Posted: 3/30/2007 11:38:55 AM
I don't have a problem with dating ladies of foreign origin. But I am not going to import one. She will already have to be living here. I recently dated a lady from Panama and she was very nice. I met her locally.
 appliquez sur le corps
Joined: 10/2/2006
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Posted: 4/1/2007 10:13:30 AM
ugh...i might get shot for saying this...so dont tell my friends ok...

God bless America....for those cute lil american hotties >_<)

the accent gets me every time...Ive dated my own race (im half maori and half samoan) dated a lovely english chap, dated a lovely lad from shanghai and a nice guy from lebanon...but i gotta say... totally partial to americans...maybe its the accent or the fact that they can provide me with krispie kreams

i live in new zealand...so it sucks...i wanna go back to america :(
 Cheerful_Trousers
Joined: 3/28/2007
Msg: 16
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Posted: 4/16/2007 10:48:14 PM
I always wanted to date a girl from another culture other than mine. One day maybe...
 iamtheone39
Joined: 2/11/2006
Msg: 17
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Posted: 6/26/2007 6:26:19 PM
I have my preferences...Canadians,Russians,and Aussie women are the best I believe. I have to say that since I have been on dating sites there are more friendly Canadian women that any other race. I definitely am open to dating someone from another country. The different cultures are such an educational experience along with the variety of hugs and kisses.
 Seavoyage
Joined: 1/18/2007
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Posted: 6/26/2007 7:35:41 PM
Well, I have dated a Russian woman I once dated was much better for me. She was very kind, warm, giving, and attentive and said what she meant and did what she said. At least, it was with that one. A Russian friend wants to kind of set me up with her Russian friend who looks kind of cute. Frankly, for some men especially cosmopolitan men, like myself, who are into ethnic foods, are well read, and sometimes traveled being with an international girl whether European or maybe Asian might be easier than being with someone domestic.
 Seavoyage
Joined: 1/18/2007
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Posted: 6/26/2007 7:46:54 PM
We are talking about culture in a way. If you're a North American guy who is multi-cultural, cosmopolitan you might have a problem relating to your standard American or Canadian girl with their ways of approaching men and dating, relationships etc... This could also apply to women looking for foreign men. They may find certain men more romantic than your average North American man. As a man who is well traveled, has been educated, speaks three languages, I don't really think the average North American woman relates well, but a European or Russian or maybe an Asian would relate better. People on the domestic front are more to what is domestic rather than what is foreign. I have dated a Russian girl, and she was one of the best girlfriends I've ever had. I disagree that American women can't stick to one guy. However, stereotypically Russian middle class women say what they mean, they are not into being frivolous, are more focused on your character, your personality since life is tougher in Russia. That's my guess. But, the again, I probably might connect better with a girl from Italy better than a girl from North America, because I am more international, and I don't think domestic girls really are into those who have an international experience...
 iamtheone39
Joined: 2/11/2006
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Posted: 6/27/2007 7:47:19 PM
Funny,I dated a Polish lady who has lived in the U.S. for years but still had the strong accent. The funny thing is that every time I mentioned something about her to someone from Germany,the German people always had to mumble something negative under their breath. It has something to do with the Polish people stealing all of their jobs, kind of like how it is with the Mexican people now in the U.S. The good thing about Americans is that most Americans are not caught up in all of the stupid cultural jibberish that should have disappeared when the Wall came down in Germany. I know that Czech people DO NOT like to be referred to as Russians,like the Germans,they feel a "race issue" is still something important to argue about. I am not at all saying all people of these particular races still have issues with their counterparts,but it is something to consider when dating someone and meeting their families when going overseas.
 some woman
Joined: 5/16/2007
Msg: 21
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Posted: 6/30/2007 2:40:46 PM

Dating online is fine for what it is, but beware when things get serious, immigration is a nightmare. Took 2 yrs for us to sort things out. It's not as easy as people think and I would say 99% of internation relationships fail.

as someone who spent nearly two years trying to maintain an international relationship myself, i completely agree with this statement. so many people think it's just about dating, but isn't the ultimate goal to spend the rest of our lives with someone? anyone with the romantic notion that no distance is too far if you want to be with someone enough should really do their homework about immigration laws before they get too involved.


I don't have a problem with dating ladies of foreign origin. But I am not going to import one. She will already have to be living here. I recently dated a lady from Panama and she was very nice. I met her locally.

with the exception of the poor choice of words about importing one, i have to agree with this thought also. assuming they're here legally, the immigration issue will have already been addressed and therefore hopefully would not cause any complications if it should go beyond dating into something more meaningful and permanent.

what i learned by my own international dating experience is that everything i believed about people from other cultures could be proved wrong (or right) depending solely on the individuals and set of circumstances involved. i expected many more differences in our cultures and way of life than there actually were. with someone else from somewhere else, it would have been entirely different.

do i think international dating is the best? maybe for some people. best for me? i don't believe so and highly doubt i'll ever find out for sure.
 ChicagoGQguy
Joined: 10/31/2007
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Posted: 11/26/2007 10:53:01 AM
Lady XO -

Your profile says you are in both Chicago and Ontario but that you don't accept e-mail from those outside of Canada. I would love to meet you when you are in Chicago. How do I contact you?

Steve
 aSydneyMale
Joined: 5/16/2006
Msg: 23
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Posted: 11/29/2007 12:54:59 AM
Well I'm an Australian man living in Indonesia at the moment. Bumped into a gorgeous American lady, had dinner last night & hopefully more dates to come.

So I'm a fan of dating international, no question!
 MOAB4U
Joined: 6/21/2007
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Posted: 11/29/2007 8:02:34 PM
When you live either in USA, CANADA, Great Britain, or Australia many humans from third world countries or developing countries will treat you with the utmost of courtship skill. You will become besotted, bewitched and bothered. Aaah , the sweetness of infatuation masquerading as sincere love and desire. Rude awakenings when the test of compatibility rears its ugly head . BUT TOO LATE> SUCKER. You brought them home and got married.

Give it three years honey and then? POOF. You have been used for immigration and the violin keeps on playing.

A few people I know have met the love of their life only to realize horror of horror people do cross borders on wings of deciet and manipulation.
 boisegoodbadboy
Joined: 8/21/2005
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Posted: 11/30/2007 2:08:14 AM
so much for mars and venus huh?
 nebula22
Joined: 8/14/2007
Msg: 26
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Posted: 12/9/2007 9:45:06 AM
I just met a very nice woman that lives in Belize..
If we do decide to be together I will move there to be with her..
She has a house there on the Rio Honcho river and she is a high school teacher..
I wouldnt even want to bring her into this country , as america has become a terrible place to live..
I would rather sell my place and get out of the US and move to someplace where freedom is more than just a statement on a piece of paper that the government wipes their arses on.
 toomuch13
Joined: 6/28/2007
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Posted: 6/9/2008 10:51:41 AM
I prefer European men myself. My best boyfriends were European. I have seriously been thinking about relocating to Italy.
 thatswhatshesaid
Joined: 12/28/2007
Msg: 29
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Posted: 6/9/2008 11:21:50 AM
All stereotyping aside, it's always interesting to date someone from another country. Many of the social bariers of your own culture seem to be removed. This is often the case from both perspectives. For instance, I'm seeing an Italian guy now, I generally think of Italian women as the hottest on the planet, but he has years of social learning that makes him see Italian women as wanting to settle down, wanting to be domestic to the point that he is stifled, etc.

While at first, dating someone from another culture is more interesting, in the long run it is hard. Chosing which country you will wind up in, (where are the parents? where is your work/career, etc). Also, the things you thought were so great about foreignness can lead to a breakdown in understanding.

If you want to make a foreign coupling last long-term, I think it's best, if you date someone from another country, that you learn their language, live in their country for a while, so you have a better idea of their expectations and life experiences. And being able to live in their country, if only for a visit, helps them to not get homesick for the things about their culture which they can't replace.
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