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Cousin moving to Cambodia to get married

Postby yenisei » Sun Aug 13, 2017 3:23 pm

My 18 year old chinese-american cousin is about to move to Cambodia and marry a guy there. But "married off" might be more accurate. She comes from an ultra conservative christian family, who don't believe girls should get to go to college or have a career or anything, just get married and be a housewife. Her parents have pretty tight control over her life.

The guy is 25 years old and some kind of junior pastor (protestant) in Phnom Penh. They met via a missionary/cultural exchange program between their churches. I've never met him, though on facebook he looks like a decent enough guy. Posts a lot of motivational speeches and whatnot. She's visited him in Cambodia a few times and they skype often.

I have doubts. First off, this guy has plenty of Cambodian girls to choose from, his ministry is more girls than guys. Why marry an american girl who doesn't speak Khmer? Green card?

Second, she's very sheltered, and apparently not given much thought to what living the rest of her life in Cambodia might be like. Once she gets married it'll be pretty hard for her to back out.

Maybe it's true love and everything will be fine. I don't know.

What do you guys think?
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Postby Playboy » Sun Aug 13, 2017 3:35 pm

She be fucked

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Postby Miguelito » Sun Aug 13, 2017 4:27 pm

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Literally, and figuratively.

Of course that's a terrible idea, but what can you do? Convince her to disown her parents and start from scratch alone in the US?
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Re: Cousin moving to Cambodia to get married

Postby Mèo Đen » Sun Aug 13, 2017 4:51 pm

yenisei wrote:
What do you guys think?


Leave it as Someone Else's Problem

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Re: Cousin moving to Cambodia to get married

Postby logos » Sun Aug 13, 2017 4:54 pm

Religion and probably race are the main issues here. Maybe not that many eligible protestant Asian guys in America, I don't know. Maybe the plan is to have him move to America as a pastor there. Apparently you don't know shit except that the guy appears to be decent. I know that kind of guys, they're way more reliable and educated than most locals.

For the rest, I don't see how it's any of your business.
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Re: Cousin moving to Cambodia to get married

Postby YaTingPom » Sun Aug 13, 2017 5:20 pm

"cousin"

Come on op. It's you isn't it.
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Re: Cousin moving to Cambodia to get married

Postby Miguelito » Sun Aug 13, 2017 9:19 pm

YaTingPom wrote:"cousin"

Come on op. It's you isn't it.
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Nah, the OP is Mongolian.
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Re: Cousin moving to Cambodia to get married

Postby Alexandra » Sun Aug 13, 2017 9:26 pm

Does she like couscous?

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Re: Cousin moving to Cambodia to get married

Postby Lucky Lucan » Sun Aug 13, 2017 9:43 pm

You should pray to Saint Jude.

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Re: Cousin moving to Cambodia to get married

Postby 104 » Sun Aug 13, 2017 11:15 pm

Is his name Pastor Innocent or Brother Bukkake ?
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Cousin moving to Cambodia to get married

Postby Playboy » Mon Aug 14, 2017 12:02 am

Alexandra wrote:Does she like couscous?

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Re: Cousin moving to Cambodia to get married

Postby Miguelito » Mon Aug 14, 2017 12:44 am

Playboy wrote:
Alexandra wrote:Does she like couscous?

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Cousin moving to Cambodia to get married

Postby Playboy » Mon Aug 14, 2017 2:09 am

Miguelito wrote:
Playboy wrote:
Alexandra wrote:Does she like couscous?

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Yea, we might end up with Violet trying to sneak into the group.
Luckily with her new ClownHair she is easy to spot at a distance

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Re: Cousin moving to Cambodia to get married

Postby yenisei » Mon Aug 14, 2017 3:27 am

@logos: pastor guy is a local. That's why I thinkit's strange he's marrying an american.

And yes, of course there are tons of Asian protestants in the US
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Re: Cousin moving to Cambodia to get married

Postby yenisei » Mon Aug 14, 2017 3:50 am

@logos or did you mean the christian missionary locals are more reliable than the average locals? I can see that.

If he's planning to move to america and get his green card, I'm fine with that cause at least my cousin gets to live in the US. But supposedly the plan is to stay in Phnom Penh. Her parents are honestly kind of secretive and controlling. The whole family has a "don't rock the boat" kind of mentality. They haven't told anyone else (grandparents, family friends) as much as we'd like to know.
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