Here are 8 dating customs in other cultures we should follow: 1.
Family Matters In the US, our dating custom is to bring a girl home to meet the parents and friends only when the relationship becomes serious.
It’s typical for him to call a woman the first day he meets her and send endless text messages.
But the way they do it in different countries is very, very different. Dating Difference: Korean men tend to be pretty forward when they like someone.
Men returning from battle would pick up a decapitated head off those they had defeated as a token of their love according to one source. At the Sisters’ Meal Festival in south west China, ladies show their true feelings with different symbols wrapped in handkerchiefs.
A pair of chopsticks means ‘I love you too’, one chopstick means ‘no, thank you’ and a chilli is our equivalent of giving someone the finger or deleting them off Facebook. Spoonful of love sugar The Welsh love a good spoon – so much so they used to give each other wooden love spoons as a symbol of their affection.
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One of my buddies thought he went on a date with a Russian girl, but in her mind, it wasn’t a date.
Here’s 10 of the weirdest dating traditions from around the globe. Fat farms in West Africa In Mauritania some areas still have fat farms where older women in the village fatten up the young girls, ready to find a husband.In Brazil it’s customary to live with your parents until you marry, leaving some singles sharing their family home until their 30s. From Finland to Russia, dates consist of friends and strangers dancing and dining. You may go out with a person one night and not hear from them for weeks, even if they did like you.While over in England it’s customary to just “end up” in a relationship after two dates with no further discussion expected.Chris Walker-Bush, an Australian who spent time teaching English in Korea, writes on his blog Aussie on the Road that it’s common to see Korean men carry around their girlfriend’s purse while out shopping, but that’s not likely to continue into marriage.While the man may be a bit docile and accommodating to the woman while dating, the woman slips into a traditional subservient role once the deal is closed.