How To Find Your Dream Mail Order Husband

I've written a lot of articles about finding a foreign bride, so here's one about mail order husbands. When I first searched for the term "mail order husbands", I was a bit disappointed to see that most of the search results were parody websites. So what's a girl to do if she's serious about finding a husband from abroad? Here's some ideas girls...

First of all the mail order bride or husband term is very outdated. Let's get rid of some myths immediately:

Thanks to the Internet you can email and have webcam sessions with a potential partner, so you don't marry someone you've never talked to. Pretty much all of the men and women who are looking for love overseas do in fact visit their potential partner before marriage. While some people do get married soon after meeting, this tends to happen more in Thailand, where the man and woman have usually been married previously so they're not interested in a long courtship or lavish wedding ceremony. You can't just order a partner online and get them a visa to live in your own country. Immigration authorities in Western countries are cracking down on sham marriages. Part of the visa application is to prove that you have a relationship with that person, so you will be unlikely to satisfy the authorities if you haven't even met the other person. The mail order husband/bride business is (and perhaps never was) between a rich Western person and a poor Asian person. These days Asian women in particular find it easier to find well paid jobs and they are much less reliant on men as they were in the past. In particular, the Chinese women on Chinese mail order bride websites tend to be very well educated and come from the middle or upper reaches of Chinese society. I actually met a Chinese girl on one of these websites. She had a good job, had been to University and was better dressed than most of the women in my home town in the UK. So the poor Asian woman idea is very outdated. Mail order husbands from Asia

Shopping for a husband online? Why not!

Western men love Asian women. Asian men also like Western women, so if you want an Asian husband it shouldn't be too difficult to find one.

Men looking for brides in Asia tend to look in Thailand, China or the Philippines. If you're a woman looking for an Asian husband it's probably better to stick to one of the more advanced economies. Two good places to look are Japan and South Korea.

Needless to say, men can be shallow so you'll stand a better chance of finding an Asian husband if you're blonde. Having said that men have varying different tastes in women, so it shouldn't be too hard to find a man who's interested in you.

Two good websites for finding a Japanese or South Korean husband are Japan Cupid and Korean Cupid. Both sites have thousands of members, are well managed and require members to submit ID. Unlike the other Asian dating sites they're not exclusively aimed at the male market, so you'll have no problem finding Asian men looking for a Western wife.

Mail order husbands from Russia

Russian women are a popular choice for a mail order bride. By comparison, Russian men are probably much less popular as mail order husbands. The life expectancy of Russian men is one of the lowest in the World, so take great care when selecting a Russian husband.

Russian dating scams are quite common, so take great care if dating a Russian man online. Being a lone female travelling to meet a Russian man is particularly risky.

Mail order husbands from Africa

Another option is to find a husband from Africa. Popular countries for finding an African partner include Ghana, Nigeria and South Africa. All of these countries have increasing numbers of middle class people who like the idea of online dating.

One problem with African dating is the huge numbers of scammers. Many dating scams originate from West Africa. In many cases the scammers pose as sexy Asian or Russian girls in order to lure in unsuspecting men. But don't let down your guard just because you're a woman. Women are also targets for dating scams. In one particularly sad case the Sunday Times reported that an English woman as scammed out of £70,000 by a Ghanaian man. The worst part of the tragic case is that she had never even met the guy she was supposed to be dating. He was supposedly a hunky looking American guy, but in fact he didn't actually exist.

If these stories don't deter you then one of the best African dating sites is Afrointroductions.

So those are a few options for the mail order bride avenue of finding a partner online. International dating is increasingly popular, so there's no point in letting men have all the fun. An international relationship can be very rewarding, so check out some of the international dating sites mentioned here, and see if you can find the foreign man of your dreams.