Dating etiquette tips

15 Feb

Don’t be surprised if a Russian girl will not offer to split the bill.

She thinks that a real gentleman always pays for dinner and if she offers him to go Dutch, she’ll offend him.

Even if she does offer, insist on paying because she may be testing you in such a way.

"Please don't assume we're going to the nicest restaurant in the city because I won't take you there.

Also, when you walk, offer her your arm – she will like that gesture.

It may seem old-fashioned to you, but kissing a woman’s hand when meeting or greeting her is a gentlemanly gesture in Russia.

Apart from being well-dressed, you should also smell good. Generally, Russian girls like men with three days’ stubble but it’s better to shave so that she won’t think you are careless about how you look.

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Russian men are chivalrous, so you should be as gallant as possible in order to be up to the mark.

If you want to impress your Russian date, you should know the basics of Russian dating culture that is slightly different from Western one.

Russian style of dating is very traditional and local women and men have been keeping to it for centuries.

Keep in mind that only the odd number of flowers is acceptable.

Also, avoid bringing yellow flowers since they are the symbol of parting.