Dating someone different culture
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.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.I wanted to bombard him with all my freshmen doubts, but I only limited myself to find out the basics: his parents were from India but he grew up in Taiwan. I was from South America, while he was from Asia (which looking back are two very different regions) but we were united by one common fact: we were both strangers to the country we were in.That first semester we had classes across from each other, which meant that I saw him on Tuesday and Thursday mornings.You might dance and flirt with someone you're attracted to without having a conversation; you might even fall in love at first sight, before the other person has uttered a single word.But can you actually develop a relationship without sharing a common language?
If you become serious with the person who you are dating and decide that marriage is the next step, you will need to choose which type of religious ceremony to have and how you will raise your children. In fact, in some religions, conversion is necessary for marriage.
Right before (and after) our classes, we we would talk about our classes, friendships, and eventually, dating. It wasn’t a problem to check my phone when I was eating with my Latino friends because the act of eating isn’t something serious in our culture.
The first time we went out, we got lunch right after our Thursday class. But it was a problem that I was dating someone who was not a Latino. Soon I learned that Maneet was really into me…like perhaps too much. I don’t know if it was my commitment issues playing a trick on me or the fact that I didn’t want to ruin an awesome friendship, but I decided to stop dating Maneet after two dates.
Coping with the language barrier can be enjoyable – even if it sometimes makes communication more protracted.
"I think you have to accept in the beginning that any type of communication is going to take more effort," says Sophie, "you need to be patient and to persevere – there may be misunderstandings sometimes, or things may come out in the wrong way, but you can end up being more in tune with your partner because you can't rely on words alone to work out what's happening between you." "Neither of us are anywhere near fluent in each other's language but between us we make it work," says Max.
The world is growing both larger and smaller at the same time.