Mail order brides dating
For many of them, finding a husband in her home country would be preferable to moving abroad, and sometimes we even receive requests from women if she can find a man who will move in with her in Russia.
In Russia, women outnumber men (there are 10 million more women than men, according to the latest census, or 88 males for 100 females - statistics according to The Economist, "World in Figures, 2004 Edition"), and in most situations it is a question of luck if a woman manages to find herself a man or not.
The common misconception is that the women only want a way out of their misery and terrible economic situation.(The actual article had the heading "South Africa's Mail Order Romances" which sounded a bit better, and the article itself finished with the words "Welcome! The history behind the term "mail order brides" goes as far back as the time of the first American settlers.The settlers, most of whom were men, could not find suitable women to marry and had to write letters to Europe asking women to become their wives.Some men still believe they can point their finger at any woman and she must marry him because he paid for her address! Those women do not think you are doing them a favor by writing to them.They feel as if you were one of the guys who would approach her at a bar: where she can say, "yes" if she likes you, and "thanks, but no, thanks" if she doesn't.