How can I make close Asian friends when most of them just live here for a few Months and travel alot?
Hi. I’m interested in Asian friends and i like to lear about Asian culture and some language learning. So i want to meet people who come to America and stay here for a while.
Problem is, most of them stay just for a few months, no more than 1 year and as you know, it takes time to make good friends. There is no way they can become good friends in the time they stay here( some stay 3 weeks, some 1 week, some 3 months.. etc)
And moreover, many of them, especially the Japanese, love to travel so they never stay in one city for along time. I just met some girl last week through some social networking site, and we were going to have our first meeting this last weekend, then at the last minute she said “sorry i’m going to go to the east coast for 1 week travel so I can’t meet with you” ( i live and she is living in the wesst coast).
Same thing happened another time when i met 2 girls and then they said “we’re going to hawaii for a few weeks, we can meet after winter break” and they never contacted me again, even though they were happy to meet me.
Besides that, whenever i meet Japanese, chinese, korean students..by the time i meet them they already have a bunch of friends from their ESL class etc. so they have no more time or interest in more friends.
Are the only ways to get true Asian( or anyother foreign friend) to go to their country or find a penpal and develop a close relationship that way?
I’m male in my 30’s, interested in asian culture and language.
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