I guess this is true, as there are so many cultural differences between us, right?
Perhaps to my friends’ surprise, I took it slower than I wanted by completely clamming up and hiding my emotions. And by spewing out my feelings in a paragraph, Robin thinks I could have mucked it. At any rate, I am aware that dating in Bangladesh is frowned upon by many and mostly practiced in secret – and I’m not at all certain what the public response would be to a Bangladeshi guy and an Australian girl holding hands on the street. We went to a pool hall last night in Bashundura City – I taught Sherpa how to play and he was instantly as good as me (okay, not hard).
I was the only female in a hall of about 80 men – and we did sort of look like we were on a date because I was grinning like a monkey. About a month ago I started joking – and I strongly emphasise the word “joking” – with my friends that the book I hope to write about Bangladesh would be a lot more interesting if I dated a Bangladeshi guy. And although I’ve happily spent most of my life as a single person and can’t help but agree with my mother when she says that there are a lot of insincere men out there, I’ll be the first to admit that being in a foreign city (no matter how familiar) with a person you really like is very different from just being in the city.
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A friend from Kolkata volunteered to set up a Boyfriend Selection Committee; even said he’d do it for free… The colours are sharper, more luminous and exotic, and the people more charming.
And to investigate Dhaka, one of the world’s grittiest cities, as we have done over the last two weeks, has been so much better than just hanging out. I can only afford to pay him Tk 300 per hour (he assures me he’s not doing it for the money) but our ratio of working hours and hanging out hours is about 1:5 anyway… Now is the time to log onto Facebook to find out whether Sherpa likes me.
I’ve been in Bangladesh for nearly a year and this is the first time I’ve had a proper crush on a Bangladeshi.
Well, at least it’s the first time I thought I might have a chance.
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