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How to Handle Russian Dating Naysayers

10. August 2011 by Christy 0 Comments

Getting grief for gazing at gorgeous Russian girls? Here's how to handle Russian dating critics.


Friends, Family, Acquaintances

Thanks to the lingering stereotypes about Russian women and international dating, well-meaning family and friends may try to steer you away from sites like Some may argue that Russian women are gold-diggers, green card scammers, or poor, miserable creatures desperate to escape Eastern Europe, while others may argue that the ladies on international dating sites aren’t sincere or that they aren't real women. So, what to do?

The easiest way to soothe a friend or family member’s troubled mind is to debunk inaccurate stereotypes. Talk honesty about your Russian dating experience and explain that not all women in Russia are devious scammers or poor, miserable prostitutes. While you don’t owe anyone an explanation for your personal decisions, it’s helpful to have convincing arguments when faced with Russian bride critics. You may not be able to convince everybody, but chances are good that at least a few of your family and friends will see Russian dating differently after hearing your side of the story.


Other Russian Daters

In addition to criticism from family and friends, many Russian daters also receive criticism from men who should be their allies – fellow Russian bride seekers. Many members of Russian dating forums and blacklist sites claim there is only way to successfully find a Russian bride or that men can only be successful if they use a certain site or service.

When faced with criticism from a fellow Russian dater, be respectful of his opinion but don’t let him bully you into signing up for service A or website B. Only you can decide which method of finding love is best for you. Every man is different and what works for one will not necessarily work for another.


Sure it can be difficult to shrug off criticism from family, friends, and fellow Russian daters. However, everyone has different opinions when it comes to finding a mate, but the only opinion that really matters is your own. Don't let other people's hang ups keep you from finding the lady of your dreams.