Dating someone from a different culture
But you will get there, even if you have to hunt for that restaurant that caters to both of your taste buds. Even though you and your partner might be in the same country now, there will be a chance that one of you will have a vacation to their motherland. You will need to open that extra bag of patience you have hidden under your bed for this, because having to wake up and read messages that your significant other is just about to sleep is going to be difficult.There will only be a few minutes or windows of opportunities where you both can talk, and sometimes, if both of you are busy with engagements, it would not even be possible.
Assumptions that either person has a “fetish” for a certain race or culture.45. Understanding that love sees no color, feels no borders, hears no accent, and tastes nothing but sweet sweet kisses of trust, friendship, and passion. You have been doing the ice bucket challenge every single day of your life.It is more than just, “East meets west.” Every day is like being in a classroom with a thousand new things to learn about your better half.This article was originally published on Travel Break, and has beeen re-posted here with permission..action_button.action_button:active.action_button:hover.action_button:focus.action_button:hover.action_button:focus .count.action_button:hover .count.action_button:focus .count:before.action_button:hover .count:before.u-margin-left--sm.u-flex.u-flex-auto.u-flex-none.bullet. On the other hand, Asian cuisine likes the mix of sweet and sour.
And let us not forget the Asian’s love of rice, while the other half of the world like their pasta and bread, and prefer to have rice as a side dish for certain occasions.
It’s important to consider that coming from two different geographical locations entail different palates.
It would take time to get used to having a meal with your partner eating bread and you having a bowl of noodles.
Saying something in your native language and feeling sexy.6. Using “culture” as a crutch to letting them get away with behavior you don’t agree with.10. Trying to learn basic phrases in their language.14. Discussions about the US failure to “get” soccer (if one is American).28. Celebrating another country or race’s traditions.30. Having a personal translator in at least one language.35. Actually moving to a new city or country, doing long-distance, or breaking up.39. Pioneering the new world by statically going against that in 2015 most people still don’t date outside of their race.41.
Hearing something in their native language and it being sexy.7. Being referred to as “The American” “The German” “The Aussie” instead of as “the xyz.”11. Wondering if you’ll make it past this weekend, these few months, or lifetime together.36. TOO MUCH PRESSURE TOO SOON Because your decision to move or do long-distance shouldn’t have to be made until you know each other well enough to make that decision, but hey, you don’t have a choice when flights are booked.42.
Direct translations of words from your mother tongue to English may not work so well, and may be misinterpreted.