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.
And it’s not just young men and women pulling this scam.
Unfortunately, in this day and age, it’s the haves and the have-nots.
That said, it’s important to note that Panama is full of lovely ladies and respectable gentlemen, more than willing to start an honest relationship with the right person.
You, as a foreigner, just need to get realistic with your searching.
You don’t go to South Beach in Miami and find the youngest blond with the biggest boobs in a string bikini, because you want to settle down and have a loving relationship, come on.
Life in Panama is different, and by acting the way we did back home, we can sometimes ostracize ourselves.
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.
If you flip through the TV channels and check out some of the reality shows, you’ll see that in the U. plenty of young women are going after older men with money.
However, both Marlene and I, have worked in Panama.
We’ve been around young singles and not-so-young singles, and we’ve heard all the stories, all the complaints, and all the expectations.
We were just going to the movies, but I wanted to dress to impress him and apparently he didn’t care to do the same.” -Lisette (Panama)That’s a very real situation. Well, first, you might unexpectedly meet mom, and second, you might not get invited in at the end of the date, not if there are family members waiting inside. If you’re a little older, you’ll probably be taken to a salsa or tipico club, so be ready to dance. It doesn’t necessarily matter whether or not you can dance. Marlene used to get so mad at me because I didn’t want to dance.