Dating someone from another culture

26-Oct-2017 21:39

Is this the first time you’ve dated someone who comes from a different culture to your own?If you’re interested in Asian dating then learning all about your date’s beliefs and background beforehand is a great way to start.But if you want to date a foreigner because their “otherness” is cute, you are undoubtedly underestimating them, and failing to see the intelligence, charisma and unique personality hiding under that accent.Nobody can entirely be themselves when speaking in a foreign tongue, and they need their significant other to work extra hard to see what else they have to offer.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.

Don’t do it to prove to anyone that you’re open-minded. Don’t do it because it’s “cool” and “exotic” to date a foreigner.

Don’t feel guilty if you feel a little turned off to see him struggling, it’s only natural.

But know that he will overcome it, and that you have to—more than ever—make him feel like a man right now.

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.

Don’t do it to prove to anyone that you’re open-minded. Don’t do it because it’s “cool” and “exotic” to date a foreigner.

Don’t feel guilty if you feel a little turned off to see him struggling, it’s only natural.

But know that he will overcome it, and that you have to—more than ever—make him feel like a man right now.

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.

If you’re from a different religious background to your prospective date, then respecting their beliefs will be important in building a lasting relationship, but it’s also crucial to be open about your own beliefs to avoid any miscommunication. Would your partner object to a romance with someone who may not follow any religion at all?