There seems to be an app for pretty much everything these days.There are even apps to help out a guy or girl in need when going through a dry spell.
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Thankfully, I didn’t.“It’s impossible to find a man who wants a long-term, committed relationship in Dubai,” says Anne Martin, a 32-year-old British personal trainer.
“I’ve been here for eight years and I’m still waiting to meet someone who wants a serious relationship.
How, as an expatriate, do you forge a new network of friends and acquaintances to provide the social contacts you need to perform your work in an effective and productive way? Whatever is bugging that person, it’s not your concern. Accept whatever kindnesses and invitations are on offer, because in the coming weeks and months, you will pass through the various stages of that disconcerting feeing of alienation known as culture shock (in the case of Dubai and the UAE, you can prepare yourself in advance by reading this.) Workmates and colleagues can be very helpful in passing on all those vital tips to settling into your new home: practical stuff like “do this, but don’t do that,” “it says you need this but actually, you don’t,” and the like.
If you are the lone “newbie,” stepping into a group of people who’ve already been working in Dubai for months and years, some will welcome you openly, others will treat you courteously (but be a bit more distant), and there may even be rare cases where you sense some hostility. Chats over coffee and lunch can quickly segue into invitations to do things in the after work hours and at weekends.