ha! Actually, T., maybe you're saving yourself from a world of confusion and headache. Dating ain't easy, take it from moi.Then again....so, I hope something works out, but yes, please, stay away from those proposals from far away lands! You could always get a dog -- they're a great way to meet and talk with people on walks or at a dog park.
How many camels did he offer? Never accept less than 12!!!
Sounds like a sound move T...I'd be wary of the Stockholm (syndrome?) invite too!