Dating love male and female russia
During a photo shoot with a particularly handsome photographer named Alex, I overheard Claire whisper to my 25-year-old Russian-born translator, Nina, "he's cute."Nina made a disapproving face."Never ever tell a Russian man he's good-looking," she said, shaking her head." I asked Claire, remembering one of my friends in Seattle, a Siberian-born Russian with extremely high expectations for the men in her life and a strict no-bullsh*t rule when it comes to dating.
As such, many young women in Russia have radically sworn off men and the entire idea of love.
) 36-year-old women, in Moscow—on Valentine's Day.
This year, my friend Claire and I found ourselves, two divorced (Claire, almost-divorced), moderately disillusioned (jaded?
Women in Russia seemed to not only be at peace with singlehood, they actually seemed to unabashedly it.
Between book signings, I indulged my curiosity by interviewing Russian women and reading everything I could find online written about the plight of women in this beautiful and complex country.