Sometimes, the caller does not even pretend to be calling a wrong number.

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In theory a man may have more than one wife if he can afford it.

Divorce is possible but is looked on askance by the community. Both parents have obligations for the continuing support of any children, and can remarry if they wish.

Finally, Cambodian young women saw ‘normal’ Western people – not dressed in a soldier’s uniform.

But the trend to hook up with a Westerner still hadn’t taken hold.

After a spouse has been selected, a go-between discusses the proposal with the parents, who need to be satisfied that the right choice is being made for their offspring.

Presents are exchanged, and in rural areas, a young man may have to vow to serve his new father-in-law for a while. It starts at the bride's home followed by a religious ceremony and exchange of ritual gifts.Cambodian husbands have a tendency to be somewhat fickle.One possible reason for that is that even in today’s Cambodia marriages are still arranged between the children’s parents.They are known to be great financial controllers of the family budget due their inherent modesty, sound economic stewardship, and selfless focus on the needs of others.Cambodian women tend to have long dark hair and almond shaped eyes.So after a few years and a few babies later the husband’s eyes might stray a little; perhaps not only his eyes.