Spain dating rituals
When you get beyond the exotic mystique of a foreign lover, you realize that differences can be just as much challenging as they are rewarding.
It will be frustrating at some point, probably more than once.
My command of the French language is limited to a handful of words, many of which don't making communicating useful beyond ordering a crepe or counting to 100.
I'm not a complete stranger when it comes to cross-cultural dating.
And the influence many Russian men allow their mothers to have over them was often surprising.
I never expected my ex's mother would fathom telling him I would never make a good wife because I don't cook or clean well enough.