The majority of Lithuanian couples and families are formed through a rather slow relationship transformation from that of classmates, co-workers, friends or otherwise into that of a boyfriend and girlfriend.
Likewise, to a Western girl, some of the qualities some Lithuanian guys are so proud to possess may seem rather dull.
Their "great cars" will likely be "just regular" by the Western standards and the same would go for their salaries.
Unlike in some Western countries, such services are often dominated by those seeking long-term or "serious" relationships rather than casual sex (for that, there are special websites).
With a lifetime average of just 3 sexual partners, the majority of Lithuanians actually spend their lives outside the "dating scene" altogether.
Often, the "price" such women expect is high and, on the higher tiers, may include demands for gifted cars and expensive jewelry.
The women who effectively "sell themselves" long-term this way, are known in Lithuanian as "barracudas", usually a derogatory term.In some cases, this "payment for a woman" is a thinly-veiled form of prostitution.In Lithuanian dating websites, one may find women profiles where sex is listed among the interests and "gifts", "richness" or "sponsorship" are among the preferred "qualities" of a man.Their boyfriends (and sometimes even husbands) are, typically, rich men who seek a pretty (and often younger) girl beside them.Foreigners are a common target of the barracudas as well, as they are believed to have wages high enough to satisfy their tastes.If one would like to date a Lithuanian girl for the aforementioned stereotypes, he would perhaps have more luck somewhere further east instead, where economic conditions are worse (e.g. For foreign women, dating a Lithuanian man may often be difficult.