This can range from a Star-Crossed Lovers plot to Twice Shy or fall into the background/coexist with an alternate source of conflict. Frequently the victorious childhood friend or a Second Love. Though seemingly rare, some fellas out there will be glad to know that, yes, this can be Truth in Television.Note that this isn't Always Female as Single Man Seeks Good Woman can certainly be in play. As this trope frequently deals with critical plot details, be warned: HERE THERE BE SPOILERS.You may have noticed, men seem quite happy in Indonesia.No matter how dumb and ugly they are, there will always be a fair number of pretty and hot girls gravitating around them.However, it creates a problem insofar as the heroine has to neither fight her common sense nor reform the hero for a Happy Ending.As a consequence, the writer needs some other method of generating conflict.- The nightlife scene in Jakarta is a lot of fun and excitement.
I’ve been out partying for years in Jakarta, 5 days a week, and in each bar I went to, I met tons of them.Thank God (or unfortunately) most of them don’t see what is happening behind their backs.Among the expats that I know, I can tell you that 90% of them, married or not, have had an affair or cheated on their girlfriends with an Indonesian girl at least once.Add to that the expat compensation package, the maid, the driver and the cheap flights to Bali and you have everything a man could dream of: Big pay, no chores, hot girls.On the contrary, life is hard on expat wives or worse, on single women.