I'll confess I wasn't really sold on the idea but it would certainly make a refreshing change from browsing through the gazillions of Thai dating sites with pages of grainy photographs of overpowdered gold-diggers all describing their English as 'minimal' and looking for a foreign man with a good heart between the age of twenty and ninety.
This whole topic of relationships comes up regularly on the ajarn discussion forum.
Although I'm no Dr Ruth where dating and mating are concerned, I always get the impression many of the guys who post their thoughts are still nursing the battle scars of failed relationships back in their homeland. She knows what it's like to live in a city where at times the entire foreign male population seems to be chasing Thai tail.
Relationships between a foreign man and a Thai woman might not be perfect, but they are often uncomplicated. But perhaps there are significant numbers of single male teachers out there who are tired of dating outside their own culture and want something a bit more challenging? And let's face it - even for those with the personality and appearance of a swamp donkey, Thai companionship is never too difficult to find.
They really love going to happy hour where they can drink to relax while they complain about their jobs or hook up with that “alpha” male teacher.