Dating a girl from a different country
That would be it, except for the fact that he has lived in the Middle-East up until 7 years ago when he came to Canada.
Once we started dating, though, things changed fast. First off, while his English is quite good (his first language is Arabic), I’m an English Major- so some of the words we said to each other were taken with a different meaning, leading to some major communication issues.
It might also be helpful to ask yourself such questions as: I wish you all the best with your decision, my friend.
While he values different things, we’ve taught each other a lot of things we otherwised wouldn’t have understood or reflected on. His upbringing in Africa and the Middle-East has taught him the value of family, honesty, hard work, and generosity.
It’s a “honeymoon phase.” Advances in technology with the use of Skype and webcams definitely helps with the communication barriers that exist, but they also unfortunately fuel the fantasy and keep these men trapped in visions of what “could be” without being grounded in the reality they don’t genuinely know this love interest completely, let alone in his own home environment.
Physical presence is needed for a relationship to get off the ground and sustain, especially in the beginning.
Not too long ago I met a guy in a culinary festival. The thing is we met the last five days of his exchange program and in the little time we spent together, I felt like we connected really well.
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