Meet beautiful Cambodian mail order brides. Beautiful Cambodian women are looking for marriage. Cambodia is where you get your dream girl and we will show you how.
Now, mention Cambodia and people think of beautiful landscapes and Buddhist monks. It’s an over-simplification of all the things the country stands for because they have a lot more going for them than that. Namely, a rich history (albeit a lot of it dark) and some of the friendliest people on the planet.
Naturally, this makes it one of the most desirable countries to visit for anyone in need of exploration. Or, more aptly, in search of hot Cambodian women to spend time with. While many Asian women are looking for marriage, Cambodia has some traits that make it unique in this regard. Some are good, some are bad. More on those later.
A primer on Cambodia and it’s beautiful women
To set the stage for people who have never been to (or somehow never heard of) the country, Cambodia is officially known as the Kingdom of Cambodia, having formerly been ruled by a king. It borders Thailand, Vietnam, and the Gulf of Thailand and has a population of about fifteen million. Most of whom practice Buddhism and speak Khmer.
The country itself is quite poor, having been ravaged by the Khmer Rouge, the Vietnam War and several coups over its lifetime. The people’s per capita income, as you’d expect, is pretty low, but Cambodia has the fastest growing economy of any country in Asia.
Speaking of Vietnam, though, if you are visiting Cambodia, you should definitely make a stop in Vietnam. Dating a Vietnamese girl is a unique experience.
As it so happens, tourism is one of the most important activities that tie the whole country’s economy together. And over the years, there has been an increasing number of people visiting in search of lovers and girlfriends.
Next to Thailand (and it’s gorgeous women), Cambodia is an unbeatable destination for any guy looking to have some fun. Or settle down with a good Cambodian wife.
What are Cambodian mail order brides like?
There are quite a few aspects to understanding the typical Cambodian woman. It’s worth noting that individuality is a thing, and most women you’ll meet are different in their own right.
However, a lot of cultures can be broken down into the most common subsets, which is what we will concentrate on in this instance.
Physical traits of Cambodian women
Physically, Cambodian women aren’t very large, on average. For instance, their mean height is somewhere around 152.4 cm (5 ft 0 in). The average person is not obese, either.
They are also renowned for having long, flowing locks of black hair which is complementary to their brown, almond-shaped eyes.
A little poetic, but you catch the drift.
Culturally, a lot of the country is very traditional, and the traditional Cambodian woman is expected to be well-mannered, polite and treads carefully when speaking to others. In return, all she asks for is the same respect she is accorded with. Being kind to others is one of the core principles of Buddhism, after all.
Honesty is also appreciated in the community. Cambodians are generally thought of as being some of the most truthful people in the world. It does often tend to be blunt. For example, being fat isn’t an insult and people will laugh when such descriptions are used of them. So it takes a bit of getting used to. There will be a bit more to it depending on the woman herself, of course.
On the other hand, traditionalism goes a long long way other than just her role in the family, For example, having sex before marriage is still looked down upon. Yes, despite the fact that the country has one of the largest population of sex workers in Asia, right next to Thailand. Younger women are more lax about it, however.
What It’s Like To Be In A Relationship with a Cambodian Woman
Cambodia is a largely male-dominated country, much like a lot of its neighbors, being that so much of the country is governed by tradition. A lot of the kinds of expectations set upon women by society are also largely based on traditional beliefs.
Cambodian women are hardworking
Women are traditionally expected to be industrious and the family’s primary caregivers and caretakers. Her job is to preserve the home and act as an adviser to the man’s decisions. They are expected to be polite and never talk back to their husbands or older peers.
Women are also expected to be light walkers. In the most literal sense of the phrase. As described by the old rules, when they walk, their steps are supposed to be so quiet nobody can hear the sound of their footsteps. A bit odd, but rules are rules, I suppose.
Personal responsibility is a must
They are not as powerless as some people would have you believe, however. When it comes to matters of the family, they are supposed to wield quite some authority. Most substantially, it’s her job to decide how the money brought home is going to be spent.
Being raised to put other people’s needs before their own, however, the modesty with which they hold responsibility such as this can be astounding.
Cambodian mail order brides are surprisingly faithful
Promiscuity is largely looked down on in the country. During the darker times of the Khmer Rouge, it was punishable by death. That’s mostly faded into things nobody really cares about anymore (in terms of the law). But society as a whole still looks down upon it. This, along with divorce, is usually met with a lot of disapproval from family and neighbors.
It automatically revokes them of some privileges such as attending weddings. However, divorce itself is just as difficult as with any other country in the world. When it does happen, everyone keeps what they came into the marriage with and whatever was acquired during the time of the marriage is divided equally.
Allowed reasons for divorce in Cambodia are commonly:
- the general feeling of incompatibility
- spouse abuse and;
- the refusal of conjugal rights by either partner
Your Cambodian brides’ worldview
This should be put out there right away. Cambodian women (perhaps people, even) are some of the least informed in the world. If you’re one for deep philosophical conversations about the meaning of life and all that, you’re barking up the wrong tree.
It’s not that the country cracks down on reporters or doesn’t allow foreign news agencies from operating, it’s just that the country is terribly behind in terms of development. Some people approximate that it’s right now where its neighbor, Thailand, was. Fifty years ago.
Internet penetration is incredibly low due to poor infrastructure, for example, and people living in urban areas may not have heard of Donald Trump or all his shenanigans.
That’s why you won’t see as many Cambodians on Asian dating websites as you would Chinese women looking for a husband. Unlike many other Asian countries, there will be a lot of hidden gems that don’t even have access to the internet.
What Cambodian girls expect from you
Dress to impress (not as a sex tourist)
A common rhetoric that’s persisted in a lot of Asian countries – Thailand and Cambodia included – is that white men come to the country as a sex tourist. Which is all well and good. All countries have a wild side. The only difference is that over the past few decades, an increasing number of prostitutes are people under the age of 18.
And you’d be surprised how disgusted with such people the locals are. Their typical view of sex tourists in Cambodia are guys walking around in baggy cargo shorts, vests and never leaving the red light district. Word gets around fast in major cities. The good girls will avoid you like the plague.
You don’t need to go full out. Wear jeans instead of shorts, and plain t-shirts instead of vests. This may seem insignificant but it makes all the difference. Noone wants the neighbors to be asking your girlfriend why she is walking around with a pedo. Yikes!
Why Do Cambodian Women Want to Marry Foreign Men?
Cambodia is notoriously a terrible place for women to live. It’s not as bad as some countries such as Yemen and Saudi Arabia. Cambodian women do have some rights. The main problem in Cambodia is the social aspect of things. If you’ve never heard of machismo culture, it’s this neat little thing where men are expected to act in a certain way or be labeled a ‘coward’ or ‘pussy,’ that kind of thing.
Sadly enough, in countries like Cambodia, women bare the brunt of the burden carried by men trying to prove themselves manly, often with disastrous consequences. Whereas the West has it sort of lax for the most part, it’s something especially prevalent in Cambodia.
Their version of things extends so broadly that women are historically expected to be mistreated in the country. And with the lack of accountability paired with decades of corruption, they don’t expect to get any sort of justice from it. Anyone who can treat them properly and enter a mature relationship with them is accepted readily.
Most of the country’s economy hinges on tourism and farming, which aren’t the most profitable businesses in the world. For the most part, Cambodia is pretty cheap. $100 can take you through months worth of food and possibly accommodation. But getting even that much money is really tough for the average citizen.
Getting married to a foreigner is like a breath of fresh air. A common belief is that being White, and being able to travel all that way to another country already means you’re rich. Women will flock you just because of this.
On the other hand, Cambodia is a country ripe with opportunities. There are lots of women who are already self-sufficient. English is the world’s most spoken second language, and not even this remote country has been immune to its grasps. Most educated women know how to speak the language. And its presence on popular dating apps like Tinder is quite prevalent, though Tinder usage, itself, isn’t as common as in other countries.
Skewed gender balance
If you’ve never heard of the atrocities caused by Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge, all you need to know is that it was one of the darkest periods of Asia’s history. About two million people lost their lives thanks to the former leadership. There was a wide blanket of who could be killed without trial. And most of the dead are supposed to be men.
The long-term effect of the ensuing war to oust the dictatorship led to many deaths. And the power struggle between China, the Soviet Union, and the US to use the country as a proxy led to even more.
One of the results of this catastrophic period is a large number of women as compared to the number of men in the country. Polygamy is still legal in the country, but hardly ever practiced.
What About Language Differences?
Language is the most genuine concern anyone looking to land a new Cambodian bride has to worry about. Mostly because Khmer, like a lot of local dialects (example, Vietnamese and Thai) is notoriously difficult to learn.
Sure, you could maybe work out the most common phrases and hold a decent conversation. But the writing bit is going to be difficult if you want to learn it.
For the most part, it’s not something you have to worry about. For one, Cambodia has come a long way since the days when knowing a foreign language was a capital offense. With open borders and a cozy relationship with western countries, more people have been learning how to speak English.
And if they happen to live in the more rural parts of the country, you will have a tour guide who speaks the local dialect or a translator from whichever service you choose should you decide to go on a date.
Marrying A Cambodian Woman Has Some Challenges
Aside from the rich kind of history the country has endured, the natural landscapes and otherwise friendly people, marriage in Cambodia is quite different from other countries.
There are several hurdles to jump over if you wish to marry a Cambodian woman.
Are foreigners even allowed to marry a Cambodian woman?
In 2008, the country made world headlines when it banned any kind of marriage to foreign men. Cambodia lifted the ban soon after but it was all due to fears of human trafficking.
This issue was brought to the limelight due to a large number of elderly men coming in from South Korea. They lifted the ban a few months later and some new laws were put in place. The intention was to curb the influx of Koreans coming into the country and leaving with Cambodian women.
Some stipulations of the new laws include that foreigners must be physically present in Cambodia to get married to a Cambodian woman. And they must apply for permission from the Foreign Ministry.
In other words, foreigners must notify the Ministry that they wish to get married beforehand. And then notify officials where the ceremony will take place. A new law was later introduced to ban Korean men from marrying Cambodian women altogether. From Reuters:
The ban was enforced after Cambodian police arrested a woman who had lured 25 girls from rural areas, each of whom paid money to marry South Korean men, government spokesman Koy Kuong said.
The second and perhaps most important stipulation of the new laws is that in order to marry a local woman, all foreigners must be below fifty years old. This was meant to prevent what the government termed exploitation, but the ruling only stands for foreign men.
Additionally, the man must earn a verifiable income of at least $2,500 a month, which is several times the amount of money the average person in Cambodia earns.
Just as with Indian brides, arranged marriages are technically still legal in the country, but are increasingly uncommon in the last decade. Normally, the parents do a background check on potential suitors before the daughters may get married.
But love matches are by far the most common marriage arrangement these days.
The culture and the law have set an unusual precedent. Any man can marry multiple wives if he so wishes. The only requirement is to be able to afford them. In reality, though, this is rare. For a number of reasons. Most significantly, the first wife can say no and that chapter of the man’s life will be closed. That is, until the first wife either dies or a judge agrees to a divorce.
Recent years have seen an increasing number of Cambodian women involved in previously male-dominated activities, however. These include politics and starting their own businesses.
To be fair to a whole host of beautiful Cambodian ladies I’ve met on my several trips to the capital, a lot of them do not exactly fit the profile described here. Of course, you should expect a young Cambodian girl who has the internet since she was a child to know who the president of the United States is, for example.