In the US, fathers have become physically and emotionally absent, so I understand why many American women become upset at the notion a guy should ask her father to date her. If a date doesn’t go well, a French guy is unafraid to say he’s not interested.

In Australia and Europe, relationships often come out of groups of friends, which I’d assume equals #instantapproval. One of my buddies took a girl he was dating for only two weeks on a family vacation, and we’ve laughed about it ever since. But why do we generally wait so long to bring her home? The underlying reason we bring her home to meet the parents is to get their approval for possible marriage. Not only do immediate family members stay close, but distant relatives do as well.

Asking her father is respectful and practical because you will be spending ample time with him. Even if the father doesn’t approve, your hands are clean, and you’ve at least done your part.

One of my buddies thought he went on a date with a Russian girl, but in her mind, it wasn’t a date.

According to her, in Russia it’s not a real date unless the guy picks a girl up, pays for dinner, and gets her home at a time that is comfortable for her.

A man and woman may kiss one another on each cheek as a greeting or stand quite close together while chatting without any serious intent.

For the most part, the man asks for the first date, though this has been changing in recent years.Her expectations may be because she is successful and attractive, but it got me thinking, “What can guys learn about dating customs from other cultures? S.’s influence on other cultures, dating customs in other cultures tends to be more traditional. Perhaps it’s because there are refined dating customs we could learn from.Here are 8 dating customs in other cultures we should follow: 1.Sophie Levant is a freelance writer based in Michigan.Having attended Michigan State University, her interests include history classical music, travel, and the German language. Many men and women still believe the man should be the dominant partner in a relationship.