Dating in the russian culture
Russian women are very feminine (see for yourself here) and they expect their men to be very masculine.
You win the Russian dating game by being the alpha male. But as a true woman, she would rather have a strong man by her side, rather than having to get by on her own.
They might have a hold-up with getting physically intimate too soon but they are not afraid of a committed relationship.
And since casual dating is not a thing, the expectations are also different. Think about how what you want from a one night stand has nothing to do with what you are looking for in a future wife. The top qualities on their lists have nothing to do with how hot a guy is.
Of course, there is nothing wrong with not having a cultural appetite. The concept of awkward silence doesn’t exist for most Russian women, though. This is something I was thinking about ever since ‘La La Land’ became so popular. When it comes to dating, though, Russians are decidedly That means kissing a girl’s hand, opening doors for her, helping her take off her coat are not a thing of the past.
Just try to keep the conversation meaningful or else you’re better off silent. As much as I hate this expression, you have to ‘woo her in’. As desperate as she may be to find a partner, she will never show it. Russia might not be the best place for being a free and unique snowflake.
But let’s say you and I were hanging out at a cool Moscow bar.
Here are my top tips for making it in the Russian dating scene.
It is a different culture, different people, and a very different language.
When Russia plunged into chaos following the collapse of the Soviet Union, many of its citizens looked for a reliable way out.
Naturally, foreigners were viewed as a bridge to the more developed and "civilized" West.
Better head over to your local bar in the West and hook up with whatever random chubby girl you meet there, huh? I am guessing you clicked on this article because you did not know where to start.
As proud as we are to have a lot of information on Russian dating, is not always beginner friendly.
The popular rock group Kombinatsiya summed up in endearing, if flawed, English what was most on Russian girls' minds: "American boy, American joy. " Russian women gained a name for going weak in the knees for anyone from the West.