Dating etique

03-Nov-2016 00:41

No-one finds it necessary to listen in silence while someone makes a speech at a formal social occasion.

At an inaugural dinner and prize-giving of a major cultural award by a Western European company none of the Russian intelligentsia accepted their place settings, and chaos prevailed as literary and other luminaries roamed around the dining hall moving chairs and making non-sense of the carefully-organized seating plan.

Just because women are bathing out in the open doesn't make it OK to snap a picture; quite the opposite.

Since a socially savvy lady and gentleman must always be on their best behavior, I have listed excellent and easy etiquette tips in order to be socially savvy in social situations.In their manners the Russians exhibit their usual failure to do anything by halves.They will apologise instantly if they interrupt you in mid-sentence, kiss your hand if you are a woman, help you find your way if you are lost in a city by actually going with you to your destination, however far it takes them out of their way.Now jostling and pushing goes on in the street when getting on to buses, trams and the metro.At table, the Russians help themselves without asking, which is a relief for Western Europeans and Americans who live in constant fear of inadvertently neglecting their neighbour.

Since a socially savvy lady and gentleman must always be on their best behavior, I have listed excellent and easy etiquette tips in order to be socially savvy in social situations.

In their manners the Russians exhibit their usual failure to do anything by halves.

They will apologise instantly if they interrupt you in mid-sentence, kiss your hand if you are a woman, help you find your way if you are lost in a city by actually going with you to your destination, however far it takes them out of their way.

Now jostling and pushing goes on in the street when getting on to buses, trams and the metro.

At table, the Russians help themselves without asking, which is a relief for Western Europeans and Americans who live in constant fear of inadvertently neglecting their neighbour.

These are some of the do’s and don’ts when living in Poland.