If you invited a man, he’ll pay for himself, and there's a good chance he'll pay for you as well without telling you about it. We were grown up in the world, where everybody is equal and where the friendship of nations is an important part of our agenda.
For instance Russia is generally much more community minded than more Western countries, and this can affect their beliefs and behaviours.Polina Durneva from Russia studying at Cornell College shares her views about how dating in the United States is different than back in her home country of Russia.As part of our microscholarship program we asked current international students what their observations have been about dating in the United States and how it compares to dating back in their home countries.“I love (and hate) dating Russian men“, states Diana, and then goes on to explain why.
“The macho guys from my home country leave me torn between my feminist beliefs and my sexual desires.” Her story begins with the description of a fight for “her honour” by a Russian boyfriend, because in the midst of a drunken party, another guy tried to touch her.
Polina Durneva from Russia studying at Cornell College is our third microscholarship winner for fall 2016.