- Let her go in first in all
doors, but when you are getting off the bus, get off first, and give her
your hand to help her get off.
- When in a dining
establishment, always pour her wine, it is custom. Informal places are
fine for a date, but do not even think about going Dutch. This is very
offensive and she will leave you there to pay for the bill anyway. Open
doors, pull out chairs, and mind your manners. Remember, they are very
- Make an honest effort
to learn Russian. If she doesn't know English well, understand that it's
not because she's unintelligent, but because Russian is so great that
English is not important enough.
- It is fine to openly
flirt with a Russian lady, however it should not turn into public displays
of affection. This is not usual in Russia and can make her feel very
- Try not to smoke and
don't drink too much.
- Russian ladies are
very serious women and do not take sarcasm lightly. Anything sarcastic is
considered impolite and rude to them. Try to avoid cheap jokes or anything
of that nature.
- It will be a for sure
home run if she gets a bouquet of flowers or a small gift. Russian women
love to be lavished with presents. It's the little things that count. But
remember to buy her an odd number of roses (even number is for sad events,
odd for happy).
- A Russian woman will
spend many hours in order to prepare herself for a date so it is very
important to become aware of her appearance. Always let her how great she
- Read some Russian
poetry. At least try to get some knowledge of Mayakovsky and Pushkin. Try
to read Anna Karenina and The Master and Margarita.
Quotes from the web:
- You don't impress a Russian woman. A Russian woman impresses you.
- Most Russian woman lead rather active lifestyle and pay great
attention to eating habits. Even though Russian woman like going to
restaurants, most meals are made at home from natural and fresh products.
- Have a look at these originally Russian proverbs:
(A husband is a head, a wife is a neck. Where the neck will turn, that
way the head will look.)
(A good wife is a stone wall.)
- Speaking about gender roles in Russia, they still differ from those
in America and Europe. The idea of feminism has not been caught in Russia.
Though, the role of a woman in the management of the world is so great,
that is just beyond description. A soft women’s strength is cultivated and
erected in degree.