It’s pretty surprising given the amount of fresh-faced surfer girls strutting around Australia’s coastal cities and towns.
“I’ve found that dating Australian boys, or Sydney men in particular, they are used to more high-maintenance girls,” says Caroline E., a Georgia native who spent 10 months living and dating in Sydney.
Even though it had been my dream to live in America, I was very excited but nervous at the same time.
Growing up in Japan my parents were really strict and so I didn’t get an opportunity to start going on dates until after I graduated from high school.
And the dating space also shows these competing interests.
Women in China are now more educated, but very traditional Chinese men may still want women “beneath them,” who are less educated and more subservient, reports a story on China
“They’re used to their ladies getting dolled up just to go to the grocery store and I’m just not like that.” What do you think of these dating customs – keen to try or happy to be dating in the US of A?
Dating Difference: China is a country of extremes, with modern cities surrounded by the old, rural ways of life.Biggest Shocker: The ways things work in courtship and the actual relationship are almost polar opposite.Chris Walker-Bush, an Australian who spent time teaching English in Korea, writes on his blog Aussie on the Road that it’s common to see Korean men carry around their girlfriend’s purse while out shopping, but that’s not likely to continue into marriage.There’s less focus on “defining” your relationship status.For anyone who hates courtship via text, stay out of Oz — nearly half of Aussie men say it’s OK to ask a woman out this way, according to a survey in the Courier Mail.