Also, due to the relatively poor economy (despite the fact that things have gotten a bit better in recent years, they are not THAT much better yet), many men are not able to find decent jobs.

Therefore, many do not even see the point in starting a family, because they are afraid they would not be able to take care of a wife plus children.

The average man who seeks his happiness in Russia is typically in his mid-30s to early 40s.

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Myth #1: These Russian women are just looking for a ticket out Another variation of this myth is that Russian women dislike Russian men.

The fact of the matter is that most Russian women would simply love to be able to find a decent and loving man in their own country.

Russian women always try to dress very neat and stylish.

They take very good care of themselves, because in their culture, this is how you go about being a woman and how you attract a man.

Russian is still a very male-oriented and traditional society.

This is very hard for many American (and other Western) women to understand.

The population of Moscow alone is around 10.6 million.

This means that the female population of just Moscow is approximately 5.5 million. And that is only taking into consideration just ONE large city.

Of course, alcohol plus economic frustration can lead to domestic violence and abuse.

I will not say that this is a common occurrence, but it happens enough to be not surprising.

Myth #2: The Russian women profiled are not real" Some have asserted that many, if not most, of these women profiled are of prostitutes, models (who have just had their photos stolen), or other unsavory situations.