Dating person different culture
Some individuals who don’t practice religion at all want to get back to their religious roots when they become parents. Thinkstock If it’s non-negotiable that his kids be raised in his religion, you need to know now so you can A) back out if that doesn’t work for you or B) start getting acquainted with that religion now, because converting is a life- changing decision, you should feel completely immersed in the religion before doing so, and that takes years. Help him if he asks for it, but otherwise, let him feel the accomplishment of getting acclimated to a new place and way of doing things all on his own.Shutterstock Be honest with yourself: if there is a change he wants you to make, do you yourself want to make it? Shutterstock For the majority of the relationship, it will feel like you’re the “boss.” You’re on your home turf, you’re the one who knows how to get around and you feel totally at ease there.Don’t feel guilty if you feel a little turned off to see him struggling, it’s only natural.
If you know these you’ll avoid being tripped up like most guys who visit Asia. The most important thing to consider in Asia is that girls need to feel like you really like them because they are generally insecure.
This is one of the biggest cultural differences between East and West – girls in the West care more about how much they like you because they don’t need to feel ‘secure’ in the same way Asian girls do.
And because, face it, grandparents like their grandkids to resemble them as much as possible.
Don’t get totally thrown off guard or act offended if you sense resistance: it’s not personal…most of the time.
Shutterstock Study up on the person’s culture, but not just by asking him questions. Shutterstock When dating someone brought up the same way as yourself, you can pretty safely bet he has the same ideas about household roles, family, how to raise children and so forth.