Proper etiquette on dating
Just as there are rules in virtually any game that is played, the dating game involves rules as well.If you show up to the date half an hour late with no explanation, you're already starting off on the wrong foot.If there is a child in the house, it is appropriate to provide him/her with a small gift as well. - Flowers play a much more important role in Ukraine than they do in the West. If you meet your lady's family, be sure to bring flowers to her mother. Old Fashioned Dating Customs One will find that most Ukrainian women, in Odessa and all other cities in Ukraine, are modern thinking, though they do follow some dating customs which may be considered old-fashioned by Western standards.Apparently the proper way to cross your legs is at your ankles. Meier suggests carrying a clutch so you can hold it on your lap or in front of you if you like to have something to do with your hands.Your knees and your ankles should be pressed together at all times. Here's something new I learned: A "gentleman" would never let you think that you are late to a date.
Don't play with your phone, but rather, maintain eye contact—a novel idea—and lean in if you're enjoying the conversation.
It's rude to keep anyone waiting, especially your date.
If you know you will be running behind, let your date know ahead of time.
Be prepared to remove your shoes upon entering a home. Ukrainian Flower Etiquette If you bring flowers, make sure it is an uneven number of flowers and also make sure when you send flowers to your lady that they are uneven to.
Men should not take off their jackets unless asked to do so. In Orthodox churches women wear scarves or hats, and men take off their hats. Don't put your thumb between your first two fingers - this is a very rude gesture.