Dating and marriage customs in thailand
Remember, if you are going on a date with a Thai woman, don't think going “Dutch” is an option.It isn't, and you may well be seen as tight (kee-nee-ow) for expecting to split the bill.He also visited in 20 and has spent a total of about 30 days in Thailand. There, the taxi driver and his wife, guided him a lot so that he could have a better understanding Thai people and Thai culture.This entry was posted on Wednesday, January 18th, 2006 at am and is filed under Thailand.After the first few dates, if the boy and girl decide to go steady, gradually the parents or brothers and sisters join the meetings, maybe for a short while, where peculiar issues ranging from business to education or any other specific issues are discussed.Dating time is the time when both parties show the best in them; both dress nicely, show patience during conversation and being too assertive, showing too much of Machismo work counterproductive during dating. The two became friends, and Mr Chawla stayed a night in the taxi driverÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s apartment, which was just outside of Bangkok near a canal that stunk so bad it was hard to breathe.The visitor would then be asked to thank the ghost when they left.
In contrast to feet, the head is considered the sacred part of the body and not to be touched without permission; certainly don't put your feet near someone's head! Your Thai friends won't take offence if you point when joking around, as they will understand that as a foreigner you may point instinctively.
The perception of western women is one of a highly sexed bunch who like to let it all hang out, a notion borne out of western movies and different cultural upbringing.
Therefore, not wearing a bra underneath your vest top – with your nipples poking through or cleavage hanging low– is likely to cause a fair few looks of judgement .
As a foreign woman in Thailand, you will see women (particularly in Bangkok), dressed in short skirts, heels and backless tops, and often think, “That's a bit dressy just to go to the mall”!
This may appear as a green light to dress liberally, but in actual fact, as a foreign woman, you should exercise modesty if you want to be perceived in a good light.
However, some Thais will even perform this ritual before going to sleep in a hotel room.