Well, I know people from my own country who do things differently to me, too.Some of which I don’t like, some of which I could learn from.
If one of the men is spun into a trance by a particularly beautiful woman, he will claim her as his own by taking the seat next to her and draping his blanket over her shoulders.
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(For the record, my Nepali boyfriend is an exceptionally good cook, he prepares multi-dish feasts with whatever happens to be in the fridge, and always cleans up after himself).
This is a very vague way of saying that we might do things differently.
Cultural differences don’t always translate into cultural problems, and if they do, I’ll face them when they occur rather than be put off from the beginning. It’s not a component of society where I come from, and even if it was, I’m certain I’d disapprove of it.
An Indian friend warned me that my Nepali boyfriend may not be from the ‘right’ caste. When it comes to religion, as long as he isn’t fanatical and doesn’t try to impose anything on me, he can get on with it. ‘That’, I presume, is taking the risk of being with someone from a different culture, with all the difficulties and rewards that go along with it.Here are some things that I keep hearing, over and over again, and that I know other Western women with Nepali partners face.I believe a lot of these comments are also applicable to women dating men from other non-Western, developing countries. But I guarantee that a proportion of men from every country are guilty of this. My dad in New Zealand was justifiably offended when, after my mum’s death, his colleagues implied that he would be incapable of feeding himself without resorting to takeaways. Looking for love but struggling to negotiate the cultural norms for striking up a conversation with that local babe at the bar?Allow the Go Overseas cupid to sort you out with the lowdown on crossing the International Date Line (if you catch our drift! Love is in the air and we just couldn't resist finding out all of the ways that we can share it.This may be self-explanatory, but in most modern societies this isn’t really acceptable (at least butter 'em up and take them on a few dates before you put a bag over their head).