Thai wives have become a social phenomenon studied by Western commentators There is a growing numbers of marriages between western men and Thai women has prompted a lot of research by government agencies and academics.
The latest statistics from Thailand's marriage registration offices in Bangkok indicate that marriages between Thai women and foreign men are remarkably successful.
It is not uncommon for Thai wives of middle aged western men to handle all the housework but this picture is changing among younger westerners who choose to marry a Thai women.
Chances are you've hit a wall and are not sure what the heck is going on. There are things that most expats don't know at first.
Once you're aware of what's going on behind the scenes you'll have more peace of mind.
They're not showing up (even though they were so excited to meet you an hour before the date.) So you've watched a few K-pop videos of fashionable ladies from Korea. They have social and family obligations that hold them back from going on that date with you (even if they'd love to).
Your Asian friends have told you how "easy" dating those girls is. The typical woman must • marry a local man (of higher status hopefully) before 30 • make children with this guy • take care of the children as that's her only real purpose Now this is an oversimplified version of her expectations but they're it.