Dating people from different cultures

22-Oct-2019 14:12

But there might be a few added complications in getting to know them.

You might need to: Often, people will judge you on their stereotypes about your culture, without really knowing you.

When those adjustments include negotiating culture or religion, it adds another dimension to the process of trying to strengthen the relationship.

In America today, more people are marrying someone from a different religion or racial/ethnic group.

Couples often go to dinner parties, barbecues, or the beach. When of age, most boys and girls date in large groups, going out together to weekend dance parties.Dating is done one-to-one and both girls and boys ask each other out and split the cost of the evening's entertainment.In Russia dates take place at dances or at clubs where teens eat or chat with friends.In the Stimulus stage, couples are attracted to each other.

In the Values stage, couples analyze each other’s values and beliefs, including cultural and religious traditions, to determine whether they are similar to or different from their own.In small towns, teens meet in the streets downtown or gather around a fountain. Teens are separated until they are of marrying age, then their families introduce them to each other and sometimes a courtship follows.