Qatari women dating
When you go out as a single woman, it's hard to not be approached by a man. If you are a single who can get used to it and just shrug it off, fine.
If you want it to lead to other opportunities, it's not difficult.
I have a good active group of friends, so every night, if I want, I could go out, e.g., for shisha [aka hookah or water pipe], or for music and dancing.
One of my friends is a DJ, we go to one of the lounges at The Pearl to dance and talk.
When I go back to the States, I have to adjust to be kinder. And I guess I am more aware in my driving — aware of that land cruiser coming at top speed, or people running across or walking along the road.
About five times I've flashed the smile: "Can I get into your lane? In the United States, I was near family, so most of my time was spent with family, and a few core friends.
Katara, the Cultural Village, has just opened, and they had a Latin event with dancers and films a couple of weekends ago. The difference in males/females in terms of numbers gives some advantage to a woman who is looking to be in the dating market. If I wanted to find something long-term, I could find someone who is successful, if that was my goal, but it isn't.
But at the same time, I feel like I don't want to forget the lifestyle back home, where I need to be more active about cleaning and repairs.
I don't plan to be here forever, so I don't want to become complacent.
[Housing is commonly provided for expatriate staff everywhere in the Middle East.] So I'm only with colleagues — you live with everyone you work with, which leaves you with not a lot of privacy. The quality of buildings in Qatar is not very good, but having so much space is really good.
And I don't have to deal with anything (repairs, etc.)!