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When I was visiting California this summer, a cashier from Brandy Melville asked me out on a date while I was buying a t-shirt.My first reaction was to laugh at him because it seemed so absurd that someone (let alone a cashier my age with whom I had only spoken three words) was asking me on a date.It’s all about social codes, and I hope you enjoyed learning about the ones of where I’m from!One of my buddies thought he went on a date with a Russian girl, but in her mind, it wasn’t a date.The privacy of teenagers’ relationship is noticeable when you walk in Paris streets: You will rarely witness two young people show a lot of affection for each other. The French language doesn’t make a difference between “like” and “love” (the verb for both is ), which makes it very easy to avoid the whole “I love you” drama that exists in America.We keep that for private spaces, or once again, parties. “Je t’aime”/”I love you” is usually pronounced after a month of dating and is not a big deal, even though it makes us happy when said.However, in other cultures, family approval is important from the get-go.
How can a guy ever go wrong telling a girl she’s beautiful? Every country and culture will have its fair share of progressive or old-fashioned gentleman, but it doesn’t hurt to learn from and pay attention to why women find foreign men to be so attractive. Maybe they are unafraid of doing some of the things lacking in American men?What would happen if fathers became more active in family life? ” Sometimes it can take a while for a guy to figure things out, and left in the confusion, girls often have to take the lead. There are no games In the US, a phenomenon called “ghosting” has become common where a guy suddenly stops returning calls or texts. In many cultures men aren’t afraid to make their intentions clear. There’s no DTR (Defining The Relationship-which is often initiated more by women in the US).If a girl greatly respected her father would she require her boyfriend and future husband to do the same? The guy initiates In Korea, dating customs dictate the man initiates holding hands or kissing. In Brazil, if two people enjoy each other’s company, they soon , or “date exclusively.” 5. It’s also important the guy has the girl home at the agreed time. Dress to impress In Italy, it’s important to strike a balance between dressing too casual and too formal. In the US, most men are afraid to experiment, and end up dressing like clones for a first date. Pays for dinner without expectation Somehow it’s a big deal for a guy to pay for dinner in the US.Asking her father is respectful and practical because you will be spending ample time with him. Even if the father doesn’t approve, your hands are clean, and you’ve at least done your part.In the US, fathers have become physically and emotionally absent, so I understand why many American women become upset at the notion a guy should ask her father to date her. If a date doesn’t go well, a French guy is unafraid to say he’s not interested.