Though language is the least of your worries when dating a foreign woman, it’s still an inescapable obstacle you will have to deal with.

No matter how much you try to turn a situation around, your relationship will always need more work than it should. Nevertheless, it’s important to take note that, despite language barriers, several interracial couples have successfully made it.

Here are some common language problems you might encounter:

1. Wasted humor

Laughing sets off endorphins, which are the body’s natural feel-good chemicals. It promotes your overall sense of well-being and temporarily relieves pain. It also decreases your…

In 2019, almost 40 million tourists visited Thailand.

Thailand is a magnet for travelers worldwide for many reasons. There’s the food, beautiful beaches, pretty women, friendly locals, the culture, the fantastic weather, and so on. A gastronome traveler could stay in Thailand for a long time and never run out of exquisite food to try! Men seeking beautiful women to date are rarely disappointed.

However, every first-time tourist needs to know a few things before booking a trip, like a do’s and don’t when visiting the new country.

Remember, Thailand has a very different culture from the west. It will…

Not everybody has the flirting “game.” Most especially when it’s online, where conversations become very complex.

Reading what someone has to say is totally different from listening to them.

You could be opening up with a flirty, “I lost my keys,” but someone could take it seriously and be genuinely worried about your current problem.

This is only one of the many reasons why online dating is a struggle, but success is never impossible. As long as you pull off text-flirting in the right tone, you match with absolutely anyone.

If you want to avoid being called a creep online…

Relationships are difficult to keep when you don’t love yourself.

Sure, you can still give love and be in love despite not having any love for yourself.

But the problem is not giving it — it’s accepting it.

“We accept the love we think we deserve,” said Bill to Charlie in the famous YA novel entitled The Perks of Being a Wallflower.

What does he mean?

When you have little to no love for yourself, it’s hard to believe others will love you.

On the other hand, when you learn to love yourself, you know your self-worth.

Consequently, you learn…

Imagine two people from different backgrounds coming together in the name of love.

Despite differences and overwhelming cultural challenges, they choose to remain strong and to rise above whatever obstacles come their way.

While this might sound like a fairytale straight from a romance book, love stories like this truly exist. You might even be living in one.

There’s a high chance you’re reading this because you’re in an intercultural relationship or maybe planning on venturing into the world of intercultural dating.

Either way, there are valuable life lessons to learn when we open ourselves to exploring love overseas.

Life Lesson #1: We need to look past stereotypes and see people beyond ethnicity and cultural associations.


Here’s the scenario.

You’ve signed yourself up for an international dating app. Initially, you are overwhelmed by the sheer amount of beautiful women on the platform.

After a few days, you start getting dozens of potential matches.

Then, the days turn into weeks, and weeks turn into months. Surprisingly, it seems you still haven’t found love.

How can this be?

Maybe this article can explain what’s happening.

We’ll be tackling why a lot of men are having no success finding love on various online dating sites.

Challenging Racial Superiority and Inferiority Complex

This might not have crossed your mind, but unconscious racism and biased beliefs can…

From the words of Fawn Weaver, “Living happily ever after is not by chance — it’s a choice.”

Like all marriages out there, couples need to communicate and make compromises. Mixed marriages are no exception. In fact, they need to put in twice the effort to make their union last.

Did you know that couples in an intercultural marriage face a more profound set of problems compared to couples who marry within their own race?

Aside from the usual common marriage problems that ordinary couples face, intercultural couples also have to deal with culture clashes, language constraints, and racial stereotypes.

The prospect of moving to another country is both thrilling and frightening. When you travel abroad and are faced with a culture — and likely a language — that is radically different from your own, you never realize how attached you are to your home country’s culture.

There will undoubtedly be a difference. Even traveling from one city to another is difficult, let alone crossing an ocean, isn’t it? It’s more important to adjust to it than to let it rule you.

But what if it’s the other way around? This time you’re the host.

Are you tired of meeting random people your friends or family have set up for you to date?

None of them seem to spark your interest.

You second guess if your close friend or family member even knows your preferences in a woman.

After many attempts of going on blind dates, you feel like you want to give up on finding the one person who makes you want to wake up to another beautiful day.

So you go to the other dating alternative, which is online dating.

You’re fairly new to it and you don’t know what to do.


Interracial dating and intercultural relationships are nothing new. It’s been in existence since ancient times.

In the past, intermarriages were a means to unite families, tribes, and even nations. Now, they’re becoming a norm, a byproduct of modern society.

As technology develops, the world has become smaller and smaller. Globalization has reduced social restrictions allowing people from around the world to engage in international marital unions.

It’s become easier to travel to another country, easier to talk to someone from across oceans, and easier to fall in love with someone from a different race and culture. …

Noelle Kirkland

Professional Matchmaker and Relationship Counselor at

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