We all know that Russian women are very feminine, very much focused on appearance and also very traditional. Here are a couple of facts you may not know about these fashionable, slender, smart and interesting women:
Body image can be a huge issue for women these days but it isn’t so with Russian women. They make great efforts to look great all the time. They love making themselves look beautiful even if it’s just for going to the grocery store. Because of the effort they put into looking fantastic they have a lot of confidence about their appearance and it shows – they love to flaunt what they have and expect compliments so you better be ready with some nice things to say.
Fact no. 2 – They are very close to their family
The Russian culture values family very much. That reflects in how they usually live with their parents until they get married. You can also expect her parents to have something to say about the guy she is dating. If they don’t approve then that can influence their daughters decision about whether or not continue the relationship. Be prepared when you go visiting the parents – be polite, bring wine to the father and flowers to the mother. Show interest into their lives and show that you only mean well for their daughter.
Fact no. 3 – They are superstitious
Russians are known to believe in unusual things like fortune telling, prophecies and plenty of things that can bring you bad luck. For example when someone gives them flowers that are even numbered then that is considered very bad luck. Even numbered flowers are brought to funerals and uneven numbers meant for happy occasions. This is a good point to remember – you don’t want to mess this one up.
Fact no. 4 – Russian women don’t smile a lot.
That is just a part of the Russian culture. It may be a bit unusual to walk the streets and see so many serious faces but over there it’s perfectly normal. Smiles are reserved for family and friends and once you make it into their circle. We aren’t trying to say that they are cold and distant people – it is actually the opposite. When you are invited into their home you will receive the best treatment of your life. It’s just the strangers outside the home that don’t get smiles.
Fact no. 5 – Russian women are independent
Russian women usually want to continue their education and balance work and home life. Typically they want to have a career and be active in society. They are also very opinionated and very straightforward when it comes to speaking their mind. You may even be surprised by this when dating a Russian woman – by the confidence that manifests itself in your arguments. They are very much no-nonsense kind of women and you should be a certain kind of guy to be comfortable with this.