1. The locals aren’t there to be exotic sex bunnies for your pleasure.
You might be taking a year off to travel the world and have exciting adventures, but they’re going to work or school, doing their laundry, and visiting their grandmother the same as always. You might be viewing your relationship as an intense but brief fling, a flash in the pan. They probably just see it as “dating”. Don’t treat someone badly just because you’re a stranger in their land.