1.) Are you single?
No, I'm in a serious relationship.
2.) How long have you been together?
We've been dating for just shy of 6 months.
3.) How did you meet?
We met on campus, through a mutual acquaintance, and have been madly in love ever since.
4.) Do you live together?
No we don't. It's not common to live together (cohabitate) prior to marriage.
1.) What dates/anniversaries are important for couples in your country? Why?
Of course the one-year anniversary is important for people in my country, and of course, Valentine's day.
2.) How would you dress on a first date?
I would dress to impress. Appearance is vital for the early stages of a relationship.
3.) Do you keep in touch with ex's?
Not directly. However, I hear through mutual friends and acquaintances’ what is going on in their lives.
4.) Do you try to meet people when traveling on vacation? What foreign countries men or women do you find irresistible? Some women love foreign accents, and some men love women with blonde hair. How about you?
I have a thing for petite women. I am not fond of big women.
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1.) Who do you turn to for love advice? Magazines? Friends? Television?
I haven't had to turn to anyone for love advice in a while. However, when I was younger, I loved getting advice from blogs about women.
2.) What are some less mainstream methods for finding a date these days in your country?
Online dating has recently become a successful way to meet new people.
3.) What are some "do's and don'ts" on a first date? Have you even been on a date where the guy was nice but he blew it with stupid conversation?
Obviously, being kind and sweet is a must. One important don't is to make sure not to talk about having children on the first date. It's really off-putting.
4.) Do you have low or high standards when it comes to finding the perfect partner?
Over the years I've had to lower my standards to find the perfect partner.
Match the words from column 1 with the best-suited word in column 2.
|Column 1||Column 2|
|1.) just shy of||a.) live together|
|2.) acquaintance||b.) essential|
|3.) cohabitate||c.) desirable; tempting|
|4.) vital||d.) some form of communication|
|5.) keep in touch||e.) well known and accepted|
|6.) irresistible||f.) someone you know of|
|7.) mainstream||g.) screwed-up|
|8.) petite||h.) undesirable|
|9.) off-putting||i.) not quite enough|
|10.) blew-it||j.) tiny|
1.) What's the best way to enjoy a date in your city without spending any money? Where, and what would you do?
2.) What did you find off-putting about your last relationship?
3.) What are some qualities you find irresistible in the opposite sex? What are some foods you find irresistible ?
4.) Do you think it's important to share/have a lot in common with your partner? Do opposites attract?
5.) What qualities do you find attractive in a man? (cleanliness, goal oriented, etc..)
6.) Do you split the bill or hope the man covers the tab on a date?
7.) Is dating co-workers frowned upon?
8.) describe your worst or most romantic date.
1.) "have (good) chemistry": To share positive energy with someone and be attracted to them.
"The chemistry was really good. We had lots in common and the date went well."
2.) "cat calling": When you whistle at a woman and show her you are sexually interested in her. Usually considered rude and done by drunk man.
"Hey gorgeous come join us your beautiful" "I hate when men cat call at me!"