If I moved her to America, she would have none of these things. Well, there’s probably a bus stop within walking distance, but no one rides the bus in America except creepy bus people.She’d end up sitting in my suburban house alone all day while I work. I couldn’t foist her off on my family; my closest family lives 2,000 miles way.They have a few folding tables set up on the side of a quiet, dark street that’s more like an alley.They have a lot of food, and a lot of gin and a lot of tonic.The courtship practices and the marriage ceremony are very different from those practiced in the Western culture.Traditionally, marriage was always arranged without the knowledge or consent of the individuals to be married. Many families arranged marriages while the betrothed individuals were still very young; friends made promises to each other that their children would marry.
He comes right out and say it: "Srey Sa-at ["pretty girl"] blah blah blah..." I know because I have had to deal with such calls myself.I’m in Bangkok at the birthday party of someone I don’t know.A couple that I met yesterday on the sidewalk and shared a beer with invited me.If you have read my previous article, 7 Reasons Why I Should Probably Marry a Cambodian Woman, you may think that I am well on my way to donning a pair of purple M. Hammer pants and walking down the aisle with a young Cambodian bride. After further consideration, I have realized that there are seven equally compelling reasons why I should NOT marry a Cambodian woman. Should he move to Cambodia, or should she move to his country? The type of work I do can’t easily be done in Cambodia. So if I lived in Cambodia, I would essentially be semi-retired and living off savings. When a Westerner marries a Cambodian woman, the couple has a very important initial decision to make.I have always thought an online dating site for Cambodians would work well.