Ah, Valentine’s Day, a day to celebrate love in all its forms.
As our Facebook fan Abdirahman pointed out, love is universal – whatever country you’re from and whatever country you’re in, love is always the same. This week we’ll be looking at what it’s like to date as an international student in the U.
Dating for international students
Dating Norms New York University has an entire webpage devoted to explaining dating in the U.
S., but their main conclusion is that there are no hard and fast rules.
Tara puzzled over whether the boyfriend was adhering to an American custom or just being cheap.
“If I remember right,” she wrote, “my friend’s b-day [birthday] gift is also a card…” But that’s one of the perils of dating in the U. – there are few rules to dictate what is the “proper” behavior.
themselves, they’re best for ‘black millennials looking to quickly connect, chat, date, enter relationships or hookup’.
It’s been very popular in the US and is beginning to be rolled out in Australia.
is designed specifically to help Muslims meet other Muslims.
It’s been called the ‘Muslim Tinder’ and while its interface is very similar (swipe right, swipe left), it’s also more geared towards finding love and marriage.
Tara’s Taiwanese friend received a greeting card from her American boyfriend, and was disappointed.