Hindu dating customs
We are going to mostly leave the women alone, ignore societal norms as far as possible and just focus on the good, bad and ugly aspects of dating Indian men. In fact, given the unshaven look preferred since Premam, you could be forgiven for thinking Gorillas have moved into Indian cities The gang will produce a lot of background music, catcalls and snippets from popular songs, to accompany the poor sod’s clumsy attempts at asking you out on a date.
In the interest of leaving the page with a warm, fuzzy feeling after an enlightening read, let us just get the ugly out of the way first! Remember Harry Potter trying to get a date for the dance in “The Goblet of Fire”? Be assured every gesture, every word, every smile, every look of yours will be dissected, none too gently, once you are out of the picture.
Unlike western countries, where there is a variety of sports to pursue, cricket dominates India.
If you care to understand the game and can relate to it, you will be a keeper! Indian men are a spoilt lot not only by the pampering showered on them by their mothers but also by the choices they have when it comes to their diet.
Learning to cook a few Indian dishes or even developing a taste for them is a sure shot way to impress Indian men.
Similarly, the Chennai mom learns to make Ghatiya over the phone and delivers it to the Jaipuri son in Chennai.
When you are dating a migrant Indian, things are a lot different.
Finally, while you won’t be expected to dance around the trees like what you might have seen in a Bollywood movie, Indian men invariably enjoy the movies.
Please understand that not all Indian movies come under the “Bollywood” umbrella.
You would have hardly had the time to draw a breath and settle into the comfortable and exciting “getting to know each other” phase of your relationship when he starts pushing for a lifetime warranty.