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At first I was pretty shocked at this but after I heard what happens to Colombian girls who assume guys will treat them respectfully... Often their friendliness and willingness to start conversations with anyone at almost any time is misinterpreted in the US culture..taken as a sign of weakness.Unfortuantely being cold and stand-offish is often the 'proper' behavior for women in our modern culture until people have become friends or they have been introduced. Other guys got really mad at her for turning down dates.Every culture has its own ideas about the proper way to look for a mate, and while most people sort of adapt to the dominant essentially English cultural norms of the mainstream United States,a lot of people are unwilling to do so in the very intimate realms of love and sex.I have found that some seemingly very 'modern' women turn out to have VERY 'old country' ideas when it comes do dating and sex, and often their families try with varying success to IMPOSE them even on people born and raised here.
But they can lead to more serious kinds of abuse, like hitting, stalking, or preventing you from using birth control.For example, our 'pair' dating is often unaccepted at a young age by many Asian and Middle Eastern cultures, who only allow group dating if any at all before marriage.It took me a long time to adjust to my wife's family which has only recently come from Colombia.Before the Cold War era, the traditional Western viewpoint identified Western Civilization with the Western Christian (Catholic-Protestant) countries and culture.
A cornerstone of Western thought, beginning in ancient Greece and continuing through the Middle Ages and Renaissance, is the idea of rationalism in various spheres of life, especially religion, developed by Hellenistic philosophy, Scholasticism, and humanism.
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