There are a ton of marriage scams out there. Especially beware of men from different cultures. For example, in several widespread Mid-East and India cultures, it is considered honorable and the proper thing to do for a man to lie to a woman, fool her, and control her in any way a man can. Never forget the tradition in India about burning brides to death when the extended family becomes dissatisfied with her, or her dowry. And never forget that some widespread Mid-East cultures believe in revenge killings when the woman dishonors the man, which men can interpret to happen anytime he wants a new wife. Beware about traveling to his home country, where you are completely under their control. They can take away your passport and keep you captive, and not allow you to visit the U.S. Embassy, if we even have one there. In many Arabic countries you would not be allowed to drive anyway.
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