Dating Websites for Cambodian Women?

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Re: Dating Websites

Post by cptrelentless » Fri Jun 07, 2019 9:56 am

explorer wrote:
Fri Jun 07, 2019 9:53 am
Why did she get divorced?
Maybe her husband turned out to be a clueless oaf
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Re: Dating Websites

Post by Kammekor » Fri Jun 07, 2019 9:59 am

Why don't you ask NKOTB? Apparently he landed a Cambodian online.
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Re: Dating Websites

Post by explorer » Fri Jun 07, 2019 10:04 am

The chance of her getting a foreign husband is very small, simply because there are thousands of Cambodian girls and relatively few foreign men wanting Cambodian wives.

I know a lot of nice girls I would like to introduce to nice potential husbands, many of them university students, but dont know decent foreign men looking for Cambodian wives.

If you spend time with Cambodian people, you sometimes have mothers ask you to find good husbands for their daughters. I tell them, If I met a good man looking for a Cambodian wife, I would introduce him to a lot of girls, and let him decide who he likes.
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Re: Dating Websites

Post by explorer » Fri Jun 07, 2019 10:08 am

One thing she could do to improve her chances slightly is to study English. Many foreign men want girls who speak English.
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Re: Dating Websites

Post by Simmy » Fri Jun 07, 2019 10:15 am

She should try to meet people by going online and looking for people to meet in a public place to improve her English by offering language exchange. I met my wife this way as she wanted to meet to improve her English and I wanted to start learning the local language.

Things went from there finally to a good marriage.
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Re: Dating Websites

Post by Kayve » Fri Jun 07, 2019 11:28 am

Let her hangout with you, she might meet someone.
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Re: Dating Websites

Post by Bitte_Kein_Lexus » Fri Jun 07, 2019 12:19 pm

Shouldn't be too hard if she doesn't have a kid yet (sad, but generally true). First of all, she should just get more social and adventurous. Join a gym where foreigners go, make a few foreign friends if possible (female conversation partners, etc). Join a social group with foreigners (sports/exercise/travel/general leisure activities). There are tons around. Just by expanding her social circle, she'll improve her confidence as well as her English, and will meet a lot of potential candidates in a more natural fashion. Plus, she'll get used to being around westerners and understand them hopefully a bit better.

Second, this might also be obvious, but you should warn her that foreigners aren't all that different from Khmers... As much as I don't like agreeing with explorer, he's right, so she should adjust her expectations accordingly. Western men aren't saints. I'm sure most of the posters here (myself included) have at some point in time been "that asshole" she now despises.

Third, she should also lay off the anger and telling evrry guy she meets that she hates Khmer men. Whenever I met a woman who told me she'd broken up with a Khmer guy and never wanted to date Khmers again, I would run for the hills. The open bitterness many such Khmer ladies with previous relationship experience openly share is never a good sign, and something foreigners are generally good at picking up on. Basically, tell her that no one wants to hear her sob story on the first date.

As for actual websites, there's Asian Dating, Badoo, Tinder and so on. Easy to use apps, but she'll need to be cautious and sift a lot of douchebags (so I've been told, ahem). They're actually good places to just meet some friends as well, which as I said increases her odds of meeting someone through a mutual friend.
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Re: Dating Websites

Post by GMJS-CEO » Fri Jun 07, 2019 6:40 pm

Bitte_Kein_Lexus wrote:
Fri Jun 07, 2019 12:19 pm
Shouldn't be too hard if she doesn't have a kid yet (sad, but generally true). First of all, she should just get more social and adventurous. Join a gym where foreigners go, make a few foreign friends if possible (female conversation partners, etc). Join a social group with foreigners (sports/exercise/travel/general leisure activities). There are tons around. Just by expanding her social circle, she'll improve her confidence as well as her English, and will meet a lot of potential candidates in a more natural fashion. Plus, she'll get used to being around westerners and understand them hopefully a bit better.

Second, this might also be obvious, but you should warn her that foreigners aren't all that different from Khmers... As much as I don't like agreeing with explorer, he's right, so she should adjust her expectations accordingly. Western men aren't saints. I'm sure most of the posters here (myself included) have at some point in time been "that asshole" she now despises.

Third, she should also lay off the anger and telling evrry guy she meets that she hates Khmer men. Whenever I met a woman who told me she'd broken up with a Khmer guy and never wanted to date Khmers again, I would run for the hills. The open bitterness many such Khmer ladies with previous relationship experience openly share is never a good sign, and something foreigners are generally good at picking up on. Basically, tell her that no one wants to hear her sob story on the first date.

As for actual websites, there's Asian Dating, Badoo, Tinder and so on. Easy to use apps, but she'll need to be cautious and sift a lot of douchebags (so I've been told, ahem). They're actually good places to just meet some friends as well, which as I said increases her odds of meeting someone through a mutual friend.
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Re: Dating Websites

Post by Jerry Atrick » Fri Jun 07, 2019 7:23 pm

Yeah, Badoo, Tinder (should use Tinder+), as its more functional but costs around a fiver a month.

Also, Line and WhatsApp are good for finding people in your proximity and exchanging messages etc.
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Re: Dating Websites

Post by GMJS-CEO » Fri Jun 07, 2019 7:55 pm

explorer wrote:
Fri Jun 07, 2019 9:53 am
Why did she get divorced?
Wasn't a nasty divorce. Even had a meeting of her, the husband and both of the mothers to talk through it. The guys own mother even said he will not be able to keep a woman happy if he doesn't change.

Essentially he is just too controlling financially, including the money she was making. If she went to the market with $10 out of her own wages he wanted to count what was left when she came home :lol: That was a recurring theme and the root of all arguments, he ignored birthdays, anniversaries, womans day.

I had some advice but he didn't want to consider it. I am a cheap SOB myself but I told him to consider it an investment in his happiness. Spend $200-300 a year on your wife and in return, you get a year's happiness. He was even making money on the deal since they pooled wages! Poor guy just couldn't get out of his own head.
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