Customs of dating around the world
The men in New York City are too focused on their careers. Japan You were all allowed to date in high school, right?
The guys in Los Angeles are too focused on their looks — and so on and so forth. Not so for the Japanese, who, for the most part, don’t dip into the dating pool until their college years.
Because it’s against the law, young Iranian women actually borrow their relatives’ babies to go out and meet their men or invite a friend along as a ‘shield’ so they don’t get arrested. Instead of the customary American one-on-one dates, Italians reportedly enjoy group outings.
In fact, according to one bella Italiana, 22-year-old ‘Isabella’, “Many boys … So the girl makes him understand she likes him so then they can ‘arrange’ to go out together, beginning with ice cream or a movie.” Bottom line: Once you get Italian men to warm up to you, they’re caldissimo.
But based on what one dater, Anastasia Savvina, has discovered in seven different countries, you might want to think twice before you grouse that dating in the good, old U. As in the US, marriage is the main objective, and — believe it or not — it’s still considered customary for Japanese parents to hire a matchmaker for their children.
Bottom line: Japan is apparently progressive proactive when it comes to its residents’ dating practices.
However, in traditional Roma culture, the guys quite literally bag the girl.They would then give the sweaty bits of fruit to the guy they fancied and if the feeling was mutual he would eat the apple. They are then paraded around town and it is believed that if a couple can survive that escapade, their marriage can survive anything. Giving head Some Taiwanese would seduce their lovers with a severed head in the 19th century. Charm ’em with chopsticks One for the girls who struggle to put in to words how they really feel.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.The Ups & Downs Of Dating Around The World By Laura Schreffler Think you’ve got it rough?One writer explores dating customs in seven different countries — and what you’ll find out may shock you We all complain about dating.