Dating men in moscow
Russian men tend to dress very simply, and once they’re in a relationship they can often forgo dressing well entirely and settle down into comfortable-meets-shabby gear.
To impress her, do the opposite and dress sharply – not over-the-top, but look put together.
If you are not Russian and interested in dating a Russian girl, you may need a bit of an instruction manual.
While the basic rules of dating etiquette obviously apply, there are a few quirks that Russian girls have that sometimes create conflict between girls from Russia and men from the West (trust me, I know from experience!
New Yorker Deidre Dare, 45, was sacked from her lucrative legal job in Moscow for “gross misconduct” after writing an erotic internet novel, Expat, while on secondment in the Russian capital, eschewing her real name, Deidre Clark, for a racier nom de plume.
A spokesman for the City law firm Allen & Overy said: “We found that Ms Dare’s behaviour was unacceptable and totally at odds with the standards we expect.” This was a bizarre statement, given that drinking a colossal amount, having plenty of casual sex and generally disporting oneself with abandon are the standards – or lack of them – that everyone fully expects from expats the world over.
“My husband was a musician and wanted to advance in his career.
But there are plenty of Russian men hanging around those same bars and clubs in the hope of ensnaring susceptible Western women.of June, 62% of the respondents see no contradiction between being patriotic and marrying a foreigner.The love of Russia should not stand in the way of the joy of family life abroad, they conclude.“I’ve moved with my daughter and my Russian spouse to Germany when I was 37 years old”, tells us Arina, a Russian, who wants her real name kept secret.We split up because my husband was on tour all the time.
I’ve decided to stay in Germany for the sake of my daughter”.
It goes pretty much without saying that things are at their most extreme in Moscow, where everything is at its most extreme. These two key factors make Moscow a prime location for disguising (and, indeed, fuelling) any expat’s incipient alcoholism and for finding all sorts of warming things to do after a stressful day at work, cuddling up to the nearest available person being only the most obvious.