Russian Ukrainian Women & Thai Women – Very Different?
Many Western men might wonder whether Russian and Ukrainian women are like Thai women, but, as a Ukrainian woman, I know that there are some big differences! 🙂
There is no doubt that family values of the both cultures might be similiar… While we might all seem to be exotic, one of the most attractive traits about Ukrainian and Russian women is our devotion to our families. When we get married, our husbands and children become our top priority. Family values are the key to understanding Ukrainian and Thai culture. Family is extremely important and many old traditions are still very much a part of family life today.
But what is the difference between Russian / Ukrainian and Thai women?
According to my online research, the dating culture of Thai women has always been a modest one despite popular rhetoric. Cross-cultural marriages between Caucasian and Thai women have only recently become commonplace fixtures in Thai communities. Women are demure, while searching for a man of quality to become a part of her life. Treating a partner with undeniable respect, these women are rewarded with true commitment.
Russian / Ukrainian women vs Thai women
1.) Career and finances
In my experience, Ukrainian and Russian woman also very hardworking. Even if we have no experience in working in an office, for example, we are happy to help our husbands in their businesses if that is what they need.
15-20 years ago, Ukrainian and Russian women married very early (18-23 years were considered the best years of marrying). But nowadays, Ukrainians and Russian, like most Europeans, marry later. This is due to the fact that modern men and women want first to study and acquire a profession in order to become financially independent and able to support a family.
A Thai girl works to please her partner in every way a woman should. The more she is with her partner the greater the partners caretaker role becomes due to her economic dependency. In the Thai culture, her home life is her primary concern. Therefore, she is not expected to search for outside employment, unless it is the wish of her partner.
This is specific to finances. Thai women do not have access to opportunities offered to women in the “Western World” or do not have the inclination to pursue a career outside of the home.
It is clear to these very smart women that if they wish to continue to live comfortably they must find a partner with the financial means to care for them, before moving beyond their early twenties.
2.) Care taking is expected?
In Thailand, men expect to provide for their women. If, a woman works. She may have a small business. If, not a man might desire her company rather than having her out in the work force.
This is a personal decision. In the latter case, she is given a daily or monthly stipend or salary, known in Thai as an “ngen duan”. Caring for the woman is a strong part of the Thai culture. It is expected; a man marrying into a Thai family cares for his spouse. The active participation in family activities is expected. Social events are very important in the Thai family. The union is not only to the woman but also to the family.
In the initial process of asking for the woman’s hand, a man makes a solemn promise to take care of the woman. Thai women are cared for by their parents and trained to give great attention to their partners. They are quite beautiful and unaccustomed to the world of finance, which is required to pay mortgages, buy food and maintain a lifestyle.
The same expectations might be found in Russia and Ukraine. Men expect to provide for their Russian and Ukrainian women and expect to be a head of the family.
2.) Issue of sexuality
Another difference between Russian and Ukrainian women and women from Thailand is our sexuality.
People around the world regard Thailand as a visiting point for sexual pleasures. However, the actual culture of sexuality is modest. Thai women are quite chaste and stay with one partner. The subject is not open for dinner conversation.
Women are expected to remain untouched, sexually, for respectability. The same level of modesty appreciated in other parts of the world is no less expected, in Thailand. A woman of lose morals is frowned upon in Thailand and loses her position as a respectable woman.
However, Western influences have opened the option of cohabitation before marriage in the younger generation of Thai residents.
What about Russian and Ukrainian women’s sexuality?
Thus, the Ukrainian and Russian woman’s attitude towards sex, hugs and kisses differs from the Western woman’s attitude.You should know that our culture is rather conservative (the women are shy and do not kiss at the first date usually).
Many readers write me that Ukrainian and Russian ladies are very shy, cannot or do not want to hug or kiss Western men, and it is really difficult sometimes to find out whether the woman is into you or not.
Polygamy is common and we learn to get used to and love it early on in dating. I know this may be a shocker for some of you men in the western world with our culture being so different.
As you can see, Russian / Ukrainian and Thai women have something in common. On the other hand, there are very many cultural differencies. In my view, it is really hard to compare these both nationalities. Cultural differencies would dominate and we are really different.
What are your thoughts on this issue? Any experiences with dating Russian / Ukrainian and Thai women to share here?
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