Regardless if your *true love* is traveling and learning about other cultures or not, read on for some of the most strange dating rituals over time from around the world. This time around, the chocolate giving and receiving is reversed; the guys have to buy the girls white chocolate if their feelings are mutual. That is, until you learn that men are expected to spend twice as much on White Day as the girls do on Valentine's Day. Been on a hundred dates and never managed to win them over?
In Japan, Valentine’s Day chocolate gifts are purchased by girls and given to the boys. Copy the Romani and take matters into your own hands: kidnap your crush.
Dating someone of another heritage is one thing, but how about when you are seeing someone who is from a completely different country than you, with opposite cultural views, meanings and traditions? We didn’t start dating until nine months after we knew each other, so the only interactions that we had were “Hi”, and “Bye” and “You look good”.
That would be it, except for the fact that he has lived in the Middle-East up until 7 years ago when he came to Canada.
Allow the Go Overseas cupid to sort you out with the lowdown on crossing the International Date Line (if you catch our drift! Love is in the air and we just couldn't resist finding out all of the ways that we can share it.
It turns out that the game of love hasn't always been as easy as creating your online dating profile or "putting a ring on it". However, if you’re a guy reading this and you’re thinking that the Japanese men have got it easy, be warned that exactly one month later, the Japanese celebrate a similar follow-up holiday called "White Day".
But once married, men want their wives to become a more “traditional” woman, taking on the subservient role.
I was young and naïve so it was a little scary in the beginning and I soon discovered the dating process in America is quite different from the one in Japan.What we do share deeply is our sense of being mixed, being isolated, and on a more rewarding note, being so alike in so many different ways.For two people so different, we understand each other on a much deeper level not talking then talking at all. S., we have very few dating traditions (the man pays, the man opens the door) and even those we are quickly getting rid of, deeming them antiquated and sexist.But in other countries, dating traditions are alive and well! Shutterstock In Japan, on Valentine’s Day the girls are to buy the boys chocolate and the boys just sit back and receive.