I am interested in family happiness, so if you have wind in your head and you have not matured as you do - do not knock on..
In the US – there are plenty of rules, especially regarding appropriate topics for conversations at a first date, duration of the date and the progress (what is allowed and considered appropriate at each stage of the relationship).
In Russia – there are much less rules, barely any rules.
Men will be very polite, will open doors in front of women, help them into coats and do all other similar things.
THE MAN will never allow a girl to carry anything heavier than a tiny purse and will always pick a bill at a restaurant.
Be aware that a girl will start preparing for the date with you minimum several hours in advance and maybe even several days in advance.
And she will invest a lot of money in expensive manicure and other beautification procedures and a lot of time and effort on choosing what to wear and on doing make up.But in general – people kiss if they feel like it and do whatever feels right at each particular moment.I know some cases when couples decided to get married after 2 weeks of dating and still are happy together after 10 years.They are expensive, but no need to present a dozen or more – one red rose is considered equally romantic and will be much appreciated.If you think that red roses are too cheesy – go for tulips (in Spring) or irises or even for romantic field flowers. I'm russian girl, work and live in Moscow at this time. If I do have some days off, prefer to spend this time out of home (I love trave..