The waiter brings you the bill and says all drinks are on your tab. If you try to resist, you're escorted to the back office and threatened to cough it up.”Looking for a date?

Find your ideal woman in Turkey Whilst dating in Turkey, you will have to contend with cultural differences unless you are dating expats in Turkey who come from similar backgrounds to yourself.

A warning for men looking at dating in Turkey – I read this on a forum: “While in Istanbul you should beware of a common scam (which is described in the Lonely Planet book) targeted at Western men.

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Or, if you aren’t interested in dating, you can use Turkey Passions solely as a Turkish focused social network, since it has all the major features found on large social networking sites.

A round of drinks arrives and you chat for a while with the girls, then they get up to go to the ladies' room and disappear.

Your new "friend" meanwhile leaves the bar to go outside and talk on his cell phone; then, he too, disappears.

They are unlikely to be used to their bones being jumped early on in the relationship.

To learn more about the world of international dating online, we have a great selection of dating books which can help you get started.Foreigners are perceived to be well off, and therefore western women are often prime targets to be wined and dined by young Turkish men with a view to securing the right to a foreign passport.This is understandable when the average wage is around 1,000 YTL a month.For foreigners living in Turkey who are looking to date other expats, there are plenty of opportunities to meet people of your own nationality if you are living in an expat area.Many of these areas have local newspapers with a social events section for meeting other likeminded people, or alternatively you can register on this site and indulge in a bit of online dating!It is not just those gullible young girls who fall in love with a smile and some friendly chat whilst on holiday, it actually happened to a 42 year old friend of mine, a solicitor by occupation and certainly nobody’s fool. Search profiles of Turkish men If you ladies bear the warnings in mind, dating in Turkey can be great fun, especially for expats who tend to be quite secure financially.