Vietnamese dating traditions
The one thing that Vietnamese love relationships do have in common with the west is that they, too, have a hard time finding that special someone.Especially with very little "dating" going on, more and more city folk are waiting longer to get married.The business culture here isn’t that simple, though. Words in a legal document are fine and all, but until your new partners know you as a person, there will always be suspicion.Trust takes years to build and just seconds to destroy, so tread carefully.It's not that they don't want their children to love their mates, they simply assume that part of a child's obedience and honor to their parents will include being happy with the arranged marriage."She likes him because I think he is a very good match for her," said one Vietnamese mother of her daughter in an interview with Iana Iebozec.The technology of the cell phone has provided couples with a medium through which they can talk to each other easily, quickly, and with astonishing expression.Text messages are very cheap and free for incoming messages.
For the vast majority of minor infringements, a stern glance is enough.
Still holding on to some traditional values, couples rarely actually get to spend time dating as Westerners would think of it.
It is inappropriate for men and women to spend time unchaperoned, and the common Western practice of living together is almost unheard of before marriage.
" You won't find that phrase, or a lot of other slang terms used in text, in any Vietnamese dictionary.
It is a language development that is occurring naturally as the young people look for their true love.Long past the simple frowns and smiles, they are using symbols such as =; ("talk to the hand" or sometimes waving farewell) and :-t is used to signify "I'm going to hammer you on the head!