Advice on dating russian men
This lead to requests for a similar guide on the differences between Dutch and Russian men.
I suggest you reading the famous novel of with a little weird (and much promising) name The Idiot. If, on the other hand, you grew up watching ballet, it might sound wonderful.And like any culture the Russians have been portrayed in the media using stereotypes, but as the story goes there’s usually a reason for those stereotypes.Of course, not all men expect this to happen, but some might, just like they expect that they will work hard to provide for the family.Therefore, have a chat to a Russian man before it gets serious about what you’d expect from family life.Because whilst a Russian man might hold the door for you, he will not necessarily consider it gentlemanly to wait with sex till after marriage.
Russian men will touch you when they speak to you, as they will anyone.
There are clear gender definitions in Russia and if you are an independent soul, you might find them slightly offensive, though as most traditions they are just that – traditions.
It is what people are used to and therefore doesn’t necessary reflect on, or read any meaning into.
This is something they do and you don’t have to do it, but a man might expect that you will, to show that you’ve put in an effort.
By Maria Montgomery – Maria is a freelance writer, director and social entrepreneur.
Whilst I have never dated a Russian man myself, I had a Russian principal in drama school who taught me for two years.