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Russian Dating Scams: Jack’s Story

Brides from Russia and Former Soviet Union are popular. Thousands of western men are looking for Russian wives and many find them. Some, however, become victims of scams.

We have a friend, Jack, a guy in his 50s, who after a number of unsuccessful relationships and a marriage with American women, decided to marry a Russian. He looked for his ideal woman for months (through websites and through marriage agencies) until he finally found her. Or that’s what he thought. Read more »

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Russian Women: Unwritten Rules. Smiles and Greetings

As mentioned before, Russian women, or Russians in general, don’t smile nearly as much as Americans do. And it doesn’t mean that we are sad. A smile from someone we don’t know makes us, Russians, feel self-conscious. I might think, that I look funny, or that our clothes are dirty if somebody I don’t know looks at me and smiles. Well, it is different when a guy smiles to a girl – in this cases smile usually means that he is interested in her.

So if you go to Russia, don’t smile too much. You might get unnecessary attention. Also, if your Russian bride doesn’t smile a lot, there is no need to ask her if she is OK 15 times a day. It can be annoying. She is most likely just fine. Read more »

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Russian Culture: What (Not) to Wear on a Date with a Russian Woman

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If you haven’t yet noticed, Russian women like to dress up and to look good. You will rarely, if ever, see a Russian woman in sneakers and an oversized sweatshirt on the street. Unless she is working out, but even then she would like to be stylish and pretty. So if you want to make a good impression, don’t wear jeans with holes or a stained sweatshirt. Especially if you are on a date with a Russian woman. Read more »

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What Does it Take to Be Popular Among Russian and Eastern European women

It is a big mistake to assume that all women are the same. Russian and Eastern European women are different from American in many things, so what you have learnt about women in the U.S. may not apply to Eastern European women. Read more »

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Russian Women and Language Barriers

Question: How hard it is to overcome the language barrier when corresponding with Russian women? Read more »

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Russian Culture: Drinking Tea

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When American and Western people think of Russians and their drinking habits, 9 out of 10 people immediately think “vodka”. Many are surprised to find out that Russians are very passionate about tea-drinking and are drinking more tea than British people. So if you go to Russia to visit your Russian bride, expect to have a lot of tea with her, her family and her friends.

Tea was brought to Russia from China in the 17th century and since then Russian people fell in love with this drink. Believe it or not, tea is the most popular beverage in the country and is closely associated with Russian traditions and culture. Read more »

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How to Protect Yourself from Russian Dating Scams

You land on yet another Russian dating website and look at hundreds of photos of beautiful Russian women. Some of them are looking for a husband, others just for a relationship. Some are very young; others are more mature. Some have children; others don’t. Some just want to love and be loved; others want to scam you.

It is important not to be discouraged by this fact, because scammers are trying to take advantage of people in every industry, not just in Russian dating. Keep your head straight, watch out for some clues and you will be able to spot the scammers. It might not be as hard as it seems. Here are some tips how to protect yourself from Russian dating scams. Read more »

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Russian Culture: Holidays

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If you decided to develop a relationship with a Russian woman, or if you are already married to one, make sure you remember main Russian holidays. Russians like holidays. They like to celebrate, to give and receive gifts, so please don’t skip Women’s Day or, God forbid, forget about getting her a Birthday gift. She may not say anything due to pride and modesty, but you will make her sad.
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Do Mature Russian Women Prefer Older Men

As a general rule Russian women mature earlier. By the age of 20-22 they are ready to create a family and have children. In Western culture you can rarely find a man who is ready to tie the knot this early, so this is one of the reasons why many mature Russian women prefer to marry older guys.
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Russian Culture: Gift Giving. What to Get for your Russian Lady

If you already met a special Russian lady and you think you relationship is serious enough to go visit her in Russia, first of all, congratulations! Second of all, make sure you don’t blow it. Learning Russian customs and traditions will help you not look like a dork; it will make your Russian woman feel special and will impress her family. First thing you need to do before you go is to buy gifts. For your woman and for her family.
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