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It’s much more pervasive here — I think there’s less pressure on girls to repress their sexual urges.”TURKEY“People are so forward here.Back in my country, it’s hard to get to know someone and actually form a relationship.Guys are more confident about taking a girl home in the US.“Hook-up culture in India is negligible.Men sound desperate if they sleep with women they don’t know at all.I guess that’s why it’s shocking to me, because back home everyone is the same.”IRELAND“People were more upfront in Ireland.Here they lead in with conversation before asking for a date, while at home it was straight to the point.
I’m always scared that they’re going to assume that kissing is anything more than “I’m kind of interested in you.”The first guy I went out with here, while we were making out he asked me, “Should I get a condom? I hope so.” I don’t know why I would put myself through the experience of being forced to talk to someone, but not even knowing if you like them. And I don’t know if I want to hook up with anyone in my circles.
Dating in New York is hard enough as it is, but it can be even worse when you’re from an entirely different country.
We asked eight NYU international students to talk about their experiences dating and connecting to Americans. BRAZILThe biggest difference is that for us making out is pretty chill, you know? When I think of dates, I think of thirty year olds desperate to get married. I feel like here people have a circle of personal space that they only allow a few careful chosen people to penetrate.
Indian couples refrain from openly sharing photos in public or telling family that they’re dating.
What’s most relieving about America is that relationships are casual and don’t look at the larger picture.