With so many people meeting online (estimated at over 33% of couples) crossing International boundaries to go on a date is now pretty common, however, being aware of cultural differences and social etiquette need to be considered – enter the dating map from MySingleFriend.
Reports from the Dating Sites Reviews show that worldwide; there are now 91 million of us on dating sites, with an amazing 85% of singletons expressing their views that online dating is no longer holds a social stigma. Astonishingly, 33% of today’s couples will have met online, with that statistic increasing to 70% by the year 2040. What’s great is that there is no bounds to meeting new people with this, and by being up to speed, at least you know some do’s and don’ts, such as:
- In Portugal, men are greeted with a hug and women greet each other with a kiss twice on the cheek.
- Until you’re invited to take a seat in your date’s house in Luxembourg, it’s customary to remain standing!
- Tardiness is frowned upon in Germany – be sure to be at least 5 minutes early to your date!
- In the UK, Sexual relationships are often formed before emotional ones, with one night stands turning into something more
You can take a look at the interactive dating map here – http://www.mysinglefriend.