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I met one who has been in the US for several years and he seems Persian men are the worst in relationship, their women have them on a. I was reading the blog of a girl and from link to link I ended up reading an interview of an American woman who has married a Saudi man. I liked this idea and. If you are a Western man trying to get acquainted with a Persian woman, keep in mind that Westerners (and Americans in particular) are often perceived as.
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Meet Singles in your Area! Language Learn at least a few words of Farsi. It's amazing how much goodwill you can earn simply by making this small effort. Men and Women Show respect for gender customs. In traditional Persian society, men and women do not socialize together or touch each other in greeting, and women are never alone in a room with a man who is not her husband. Gestures of affection that are common among Westerners, such as hand-holding or sitting together on a sofa, may not be appropriate.
Talk with your partner ahead of time about the boundaries of social interaction.
When Worlds Collide Be aware of common cultural misunderstandings. If you are a Western man trying to get acquainted with a Persian woman, keep in mind that Westerners and Americans in particular are often perceived as insular, arrogant and overly aggressive in demeanor. Show sensitivity by allowing your date to set the pace of conversation, and politely asking questions about aspects of her culture with which you are unfamiliar.
Western women seeking to date Persian men should be aware that despite the recent trend toward liberalization, egalitarian norms are still the exception rather than the rule. The point isn't to reinforce stereotypes, but to counteract them with a healthy awareness of your own cultural values and biases.
Etiquette Prepare yourself for unfamiliar etiquette. The goodbye starts on the couch as the guests stand up, then they make their way to the hallway, where they pause and have another discussion, and eventually, they make it to the front door.
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They stand there kissing both cheeks of the person and talk for another 20 minutes. Everything is very elaborate, from the food, to the parties and events, to the clothing that they wear, to the homes and cars that they buy. Having said that, some Persians seriously know how to remodel their homes with immaculate taste. However, some Persians can go overboard with doing too much, and it can make things appear to be very gaudy.
Expect to hear a lot of jokes that when translated, end up having no meaning whatsoever. This is just a heads up not to ask for jokes to be translated. As good as being family oriented is, some people are too family oriented, especially some of the Persian men.
The relationship between a Persian man and his mom can be so close that he never wants to upset her in any possible way. Persians want to get the best employees to work for them.
Once they know you, they will either love you or hate you. When a Persian has a bad temper, which I hope no one ever has to experience, it can be one of the worst experiences of your life. When you see signs of a Persian with a bad temper, run! And when a Persian woman loves a man, she will nurture him, cook for him, take care of him, and adore the ground he walks on. Persians will spend hours upon hours bargaining over the smallest or the biggest things.
Persians have bargaining down to a science. Think about it, why pay more money than you have to. I can honestly tell you that I never knew a language could have so many passionate expressions and ways to say how you feel about someone, until I learned Farsi.
Having said that, when a Persian starts getting passionate in a good way or a bad way, it can be truly intense. When they get passionate in a good way, it can be so unbelievably amazing, and the things that they say can be so powerful and expressive.
No matter what the politics are between America and Iran, Persians want you to travel to Iran. I still go into every situation with an open heart and mind though, despite having experienced such. For whatever the reasons are maybe similar to my own personal reasonsmany times Persians prefer not to do business with other Persians. I think a reason might be, because Persians can be so friendly or close with other Persians, and owners end up doing work or favours for free.
However, when Persians work with other Persian family members, it can be an amazing thing, because we already know how family oriented they are. Making Persian friends in LA has been harder for me than anything. But, when you get a divorce, many times you have to start over, and you literally end up alone, and without one remaining friend.
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I want to be around people that love me, and not temporarily love me. Having said that, some Persians go out of their way not to befriend other Persians for whatever reason. When Americans or anyone embraces the Persian culture, Persians not only love it, but they love them for embracing it! When people get invited to Persian households for functions, they leave their home feeling like they just left Iran.
Last but not least, the food is amazing! Persians have the best dishes from their rice dishes, to their kabobs, to their Persian stews.