One of my buddies thought he went on a date with a Russian girl, but in her mind, it wasn’t a date.

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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.

Asking her father is respectful and practical because you will be spending ample time with him. Even if the father doesn’t approve, your hands are clean, and you’ve at least done your part.

In the US, fathers have become physically and emotionally absent, so I understand why many American women become upset at the notion a guy should ask her father to date her. If a date doesn’t go well, a French guy is unafraid to say he’s not interested.

What would happen if fathers became more active in family life? ” Sometimes it can take a while for a guy to figure things out, and left in the confusion, girls often have to take the lead. There are no games In the US, a phenomenon called “ghosting” has become common where a guy suddenly stops returning calls or texts. In many cultures men aren’t afraid to make their intentions clear. There’s no DTR (Defining The Relationship-which is often initiated more by women in the US).

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 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.

If a girl greatly respected her father would she require her boyfriend and future husband to do the same? The guy initiates In Korea, dating customs dictate the man initiates holding hands or kissing. In Brazil, if two people enjoy each other’s company, they soon , or “date exclusively.” 5. It’s also important the guy has the girl home at the agreed time. Dress to impress In Italy, it’s important to strike a balance between dressing too casual and too formal. In the US, most men are afraid to experiment, and end up dressing like clones for a first date. Pays for dinner without expectation Somehow it’s a big deal for a guy to pay for dinner in the US.