Dating cultures around world
I thought it would be interesting to explore the unusual differences.When you think of dating, most of us think of a guy approaching a girl, and asking her out on a date.However, there are many different and unusual types of dating customs abroad.Here are some of the more interesting dating customs: Valentine’s day in Japan is a little different. A month later, however, the guys are supposed to return the favor if their feelings are mutual on a holiday called “White day”.They will hold her handbags, carry her shopping bags, and do anything to make his girl happy. The lady takes on a traditional role and is expected to look after the home and family.While other countries have set rules and customs when it comes to dating, the Netherlands is one place where few rules exist!
Something I found interesting, is that when Korean guys are courting girls they effectively become their ‘servants’.
Although it’s hot, hot, hot on the Caribbean island, a date there may be anything but.
So when Andre, a salesman, moved to New York City from Jamaica about three years ago, he quickly learned the new meaning of a “date.” “Back home, a date is just going out with someone — watching a movie, hanging out, getting food — and that’s it,” says the 32-year-old Canarsie resident, who declined to give his last name for professional reasons.
A mate may be chosen based on his potential to be a good provider when it comes to hunting, or a woman may be chosen for her child bearing hips.
In some cultures, parental involvement is a must and the couple themselves have no say in the matter.
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