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Dating customs and finland

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In Australia and Europe, relationships often come out of groups of friends, which I’d assume equals #instantapproval. One of my buddies took a girl he was dating for only two weeks on a family vacation, and we’ve laughed about it ever since. But why do we generally wait so long to bring her home? The underlying reason we bring her home to meet the parents is to get their approval for possible marriage. Not only do immediate family members stay close, but distant relatives do as well.

Dinner and movie won't come until much later - but even then, call it dinner and a movie, not 'date'. Start and end with a hug Many cultures greet with a kiss of some manner, perhaps a kiss on the cheek. Each fika 'date' and activity should start and end with a hug. Be prepared to pay Those cups of coffee and cinnamon buns sure to add up, we know. But hey, at least you only have to pay for your own! And guys, feel free to be gentlemanly and offer to pay for the girl - but if she says ' No thanks', she really means it. To Swedes there is absolutely no reason why one person should pay more than the other - so always be prepared to split the bill. It's always exclusive Okay, this may seem odd since Swedes don't really 'date', they only meet up for fika and activities.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.However, in other cultures, family approval is important from the get-go.In small towns, teens meet in the streets downtown or gather around a fountain. Teens are separated until they are of marrying age, then their families introduce them to each other and sometimes a courtship follows.In Japan and Korea, most high school students don't date or go to parties, but spend their time studying instead.After didn't time step out and you’re over average, almost.

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In China, first impressions count and “it’s not uncommon for parents and grandparents to set their children up on blind dates with suitable matches they’ve found.” In Mexico, “you are not only dating the man/woman, but you are dating the family…” In Armenian culture, it’s important both sets of parents get along before the relationship gets serious. Yes, you do ask the father And not just for his blessing in marriage.

Even in cultures where family opinion may not take precedent, friend compatibility is important. In Mexico, “one common expectation is getting the father’s approval [for dating] since he is the head of the household.” Some naysayers will say this is because societies are patriarchal, but in reality, most cultures are simply family oriented.

When not dancing, teens gather at local clubs to eat and talk. In Finland, as many as 30 teens may attend a movie together.

Couples often go to dinner parties, barbecues, or the beach. When of age, most boys and girls date in large groups, going out together to weekend dance parties.

Her expectations may be because she is successful and attractive, but it got me thinking, “What can guys learn about dating customs from other cultures? S.’s influence on other cultures, dating customs in other cultures tends to be more traditional. Perhaps it’s because there are refined dating customs we could learn from.