I have a lot of male Indian friends and readers that I don’t want to offend, but I do have to be honest for my western readers. Maybe too many episodes of Locked Up Abroad or reading the papers focusing on the rape culture here. It is a useful tool, as they know where you are and can help you in the case of an emergency. citizens, particularly women, are cautioned not to travel alone in India.” “Women should observe stringent security precautions, including avoiding use of public transport after dark without the company of known and trustworthy companions, restricting evening entertainment to well-known venues, and avoiding isolated areas when alone at any time of day.” The list goes on and on, telling me how to prevent from being raped, how to dress, not to ride in a taxi alone, especially at night.
Check other government’s cautions such as the It seems much more positive. I don’t know why guidebooks like to keep telling women not to smile. Let me tell you something, some men here take even eye contact as a come-on. If a man wants to take a picture with you: know two things are possible 1) a line will form (you get to feel like a celebrity but it will get old trust me) 2) they aren’t always taking these photos in an innocent way. Only if it turns to stares + whispering +laughing + you feel teased should you say something.Anyways, along with taking their tips with a grain of salt, I’m about to add a few more that personally I think you should take with a heap of sugar (is that a saying? I’m not saying they are the right way; but these India travel tips have helped me in the last few years I’ve lived here. You can’t think like that or you might as well stay in your room. Many of my male Indian friends have confirmed that these boys will show your photo to anyone who will look and tell the story of your lovely night together (ew) or they will use it for umm, more personal photo shopped media (ewwww). Because although the world is telling you they want to tear your clothes off, sometimes they really are just curious!I still take photos with men, but I will do a group photo. , I have rode buses alone at night in Delhi and I have had very few, hardly any, problems. So from now on I won’t, just in case (I’m referring to Delhi at night here, only). by all means wear want you want, everyone else is, BUT Be prepared for the attention it draws.By Ellen Friedrichs A lot of gay teens want to be in relationships and it is common for them to ask the question: "How can I get a boyfriend? I'm ok with long distance and I'm really really attracted to goth and emo guys.""I'm so sick and tired of meeting guys online who don't want a relationship. As you probably know, there is no "one-size-fits-all" formula for finding a boyfriend."For example, a gay teen from Louisiana wrote in to the site asking:"I'm bi but I'm really not interested in dating girls right now. But there are some tips that can help the relationship-minded teen get his guy.
I just had three heartbreaking relationships in a row. Now you might do all of this and still not have a boyfriend right away.
The internet seems to be the only avenue to find other gay people." So what can these guys and others who want a boyfriend do about it?
Please don't beat yourself or get too gloomy if that happens.
A lot of teens of all sexual orientations want relationships and for some kids, it just happens sooner than it does for others.
I can assure you there will be follow up’s to this list of travel to India tips & advice.
Every day I am learning more and more about how to fit in here in India as a blonde girl. So why do people back home have thoughts of slums, rape, and danger?