It made the first step in dating safe, voyeuristic and cheaper than buying drinks all night while searching for the courage to approach the blonde on the other side of the bar.Which explains why some 40 million American men logged onto dating sites last year.Until the Internet came along, the natural desire to meet the opposite sex did much to boost the attendance at bars and evening classes in the hope of meeting that special someone.Drinking too much beer and pretending to be interested in learning Italian were the only options left open to the millions of Americans who simply didnt know how else to meet anyone new.Talk to American men who have married foreign women and 90 percent of them will have been attracted to the old-fashioned values of another culture.Dinner on the table, clean clothes in the cupboard and strong maternal instincts.Western women have been campaigning for equality for so long that happiness went out of the picture long ago. I initially thought this was a bit over the top until I learned that even complimenting a female co-worker can be considered grounds for sexual harassment.
Other videos showed Russian student girls in bikinis, draping themselves around national monuments while they talked about their hobbies.As school friends move away and get married, opportunities to make new social contacts tend to diminish with age.And our modern lifestyles often dictate that we work alone in front of a computer, shop alone in a supermarket and go home alone to apartments where neighbors dont talk to one another.I was somehow reminded of Miss World contestants talking about world peace.
Then of course my girlfriend walked in and point blank refused to believe it was all part of my journalistic research So were these beautiful girls really looking for true love or were they just in it for the money?
I was beginning to wonder if Thailand had its merits after all and couldnt help stealing repeated glances at her.