And she will invest a lot of money in expensive manicure and other beautification procedures and a lot of time and effort on choosing what to wear and on doing make up.She will want to look perfect and she will look at her best.

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A guy will also talk a lot about his manly hobbies – hunting, shooting, fishing, doing manly sports, jumping with a parachute, DIY projects etc.

Also, guy is expected to be a good storyteller and to make a girl laugh.

Make sure that you give odd number of flowers, since even number is for funerals only.

Also, try to avoid yellow flowers – they are a symbol of separation or break-up.

In Russia – there are much less rules, barely any rules.

People act as they wish and are rather emotional than rational.

And when you think how much Russian girls spend in order to look beautiful, you may come to a conclusion that even if she expects some gifts in her honor – that is justifiable.

Good idea for a date with a Russian – to dress up a bit more than you would typically do for going out regardless of whether you are a man or a woman.

Of course being too intimate after one date is a “no-no” everywhere; one-night stands are never wise if you want a long-term relationship.

But in general – people kiss if they feel like it and do whatever feels right at each particular moment.

I get a lot of questions about “THE RULES” of dating Russian men or women.