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Having a relationship with someone from a different cultural background is fraught with difficulty.
It really pisses me off.” For Vietnamese women, when we go out with someone even for the first time, we have already decided that we like the person. They won’t go out with a girl unless they’ve already decided that there’s some sort of attraction. If you like each other, then why not become boyfriend and girlfriend?
This is why everything moves so fast, with relationships often becoming concrete after just the first date. One fairly large contradiction between westerners and Vietnamese is the question of who pays for everything.
The point of view of westerners is, in this instance, very clear.
When you’re in love and in a relationship, then there are two people involved, both with an equal share, both getting benefit from being together.
Both the male and female work, often with similar salary levels, so why should the man pay for everything? However, Binh, a close friend of mine who was recently involved with an English guy, sees it quite differently.
“If a bloke hasn’t got enough money to pay for a meal for me,” she says, “then what kind of boyfriend will he make? Her attitude is similar to that of most Vietnamese women.