We do not validate the identity of our members or the information that they submit on their profiles.
Although we take steps to eliminate any suspect members, it is not possible to be 100% sure that all members will be honest and truthful in their dealings with other members.
In the dark ages before texting and sexting and the ease of constant communication afforded to us by our personal devices, I spent a lot of time on the phone and on Instant Messenger, smoothing over hurt feelings or picking fights.
As in so many situations at this age, immaturity won out over reason.
When men back home hear my stories, a lot of them make the assumption that meeting and dating women in these cultures is easy.
They figure I’m a young American and so women must throw themselves at me wherever I go.
Never include your personal contact information in your profile, especially telephone numbers, email, home address or your last name.There will never be a time when we are close to his family as well as mine. Things just feel a little less warm and comforting when our holiday traditions disappear. However, there are times when our cultural differences rub one another the wrong way. My husband is completely fluent in English yet he can still feel out of place when he hangs out with a bunch of Americans using slang and subtle cultural references. My husband had to listen to my complaints (for a long time) about how different life was in Germany.The cultural idiosyncrasies of my husband that I love the most can also cause me the most frustration when I’m not at my best (and mine can do the same to him! I can’t even imagine what it is like for couples who don’t speak each other’s languages! Then I had to listen to the same from him when we moved to the States.I dated someone long distance in college for three years, and while it wasn’t the worst thing in the world, it certainly wasn’t the best.For starters, we were 20 years old, that tricky age where every decision is both extremely important and completely irrelevant.