Below are some tips to make sure that dating someone from a different culture is plain sailing and that you and your partner are on the same page as you embark on your romantic voyage together. Asia is home to a range of world religions, including Sikh, Buddhist, Hindu and Muslim. Are you very religious? Would your partner object to a romance with someone who may not follow any religion at all? Dating between different cultures and ethnicities can be enlightening if you are able to share different aspects of your culture with each other. This could mean introducing your date to new ways of cooking and places to eat, or watching your favourite childhood film or talking about your favourite author.
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The same sort of learning curve will happen as when you dated that woman who was younger, or the man who had an ex-partner and five children. We will always need a little help to navigate people who are different or who offer us unfamiliar experiences, but try to keep it in perspective. When you meet someone that you like who is from a different background, the first thing you need to do is get really comfortable with your own ignorance. Whilst we may have a loose understanding of people from different places, we need to keep in mind that the individuals we choose to date are just that, individuals. Avoid making assumptions about traditions, family expectations, dietary preferences, social etiquette or anything else.
Dating in Different Cultures
My grandmother once told me, "When you're looking for a life partner, it's best to date someone who's Jewish. The waters of romance can be rough, and avoiding the iceberg of "What religion will we raise our children as? As much as I love my wild and crazy grandmother, I never listened to this specific piece of wisdom.
Some of us love the cultural melting pot, others, would rather be with someone who shares the same culture and traditions. We chose this topic this week, as we see many couples from different countries and cultures getting together are being very happy. For instance, people who live in capitals or big cities are much more exposed to many cultures, nationalities and usually love it.