PHUKET: For foreign girls, dating a Thai man can be an enchanting, fun, exciting part of your Thailand experience.This cheat sheet to successful cross-cultural romance is based on their experiences. One girl says, “You can chat with a Thai man all evening, swap phone numbers and still not be sure if you’re just friends.If any of this sounds familiar, that’s because it is.
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After a while, however, the secrecy of the relationship can become a chore and you are forced to re-evaluate your reasons for keeping your secret and look at the cost of it on your wellbeing When you keep your relationship a secret you are preventing true intimacy from developing and therefore running the risk of ruining the relationship before it really has a chance to begin.
Relationships need firm foundations in order to thrive and one of the most important components of this is trust.
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.
In the beginning, a secret relationship can feel exciting and mysterious.
You arrange dates outside your usual bars and restaurants and you put a fake name into your mobile phone so no-one really knows who’s calling.
It’s important to try and give friends and family the benefit of the doubt when it comes to secret relationships.
Even if you think they may be angry or disappointed, it is better to give people the benefit of the doubt.
This may not always last, but hey, enjoy it while it does! Don’t give away everything about yourself when you first start dating.