If you turn to the world of online dating, it’s easy to find Latinas searching for wealthy men, Russian mail order brides, Asian seductresses, and American escorts all looking for a buck.It happens everywhere and definitely isn’t unique to Panama. Ladies are screwed over by young men trying to sleep their way to the top, all the time, and gay men and women encounter this situation too. If you’re an older, single guy here in Panama, trying to pick up a 20-something sex kitten, you have to know what you’re setting yourself up for.You should hear some of the stories we’ve been privy too.Through what we’ve both learned, we’ve compiled a list, and I want to share that with you now. Is it worth it to take a chance at finding love in a foreign country? So what’s different about dating someone from Panama? A lot of people move to Panama with a spouse, making them part of an adventurous couple ready to settle down in this Central American wonderland. Well, you can’t fall in love without putting yourself out there and playing the dating game, whether it be in the physical world or in the online arena.So again, these are all things I’ve either witnessed myself or have heard from friends, coworkers, or family members. It’s no secret that men (and women) have moved to Panama and have been swindled by some money-hungry, gold-digging lover. But as with most things negative here in Panama, it happens all over the world, and that’s why I haven’t added the subject to the 10 things list, but will address it on its own.
You may not agree with some of it, but I’m sure if you ask around, you’ll find someone who does.
Now, for single people moving to Panama, and maybe even some Panamanians in the dating game, I hope this article gives you some new insight on the mixing and mingling world of love and new friendships.
Now, before someone writes in saying, “Wait a minute, Chris. What would you know about dating in this day and age? I have been married to my Panamanian wife, Marlene, for a long time.
Just like when I wrote my 10 Things You’ll Hate About Panama article, which you can read HERE if you missed it, and in my 15 Quirky Things About Panama, which you can read HERE, I’m sure I’ll have people write in saying they’ve never seen or heard of such things and that I’m full of it.
Someone wrote that they’ve never seen anyone put ketchup on food here in Panama and wondered where I’m getting my info. Before breaking down this list of 10 things you should know, I think it’s important to say that I know what a lot of people are expecting me to add to the list.
You’ll notice that I’ve included photos of single people and some couples in this article. So let’s talk about some of the stuff that makes these relationships work.