State that which you will about Russia. It is cool. The guys might drink vodka that is too much. The leaders have a past history of dubious methods. Nevertheless the women? Following a current visit to Moscow, we came to understand that Russian women have, hands down, probably the most evolved viewpoint on love.
In 2010, my pal Claire and I also discovered ourselves, two divorced (Claire, almost-divorced), averagely disillusioned (jaded? ) 36-year-old females, in Moscow—on romantic days celebration.
After certainly one of my novels hit the best-seller list unexpectedly in Russia, I would been invited by my publisher to be on a week-long book trip within the dead of winter. We asked Claire, my many adventurous gf, to tag along. We each purchased enormous down coats, stuffed our warmest sweaters, and embarked for an adventure around the globe.
The flight attendant refilled our wine glasses, I stared out the dark airplane window and thought about my divorce, my beleaguered heart, and the endless dating hamster wheel on the plane to Moscow. Though I had recently started seeing somebody solely, we still had worries, and much more concerns.
“Maybe Russian ladies own it all determined? ” I inquired Claire, recalling certainly one of my buddies in Seattle, a Siberian-born Russian with exceedingly high objectives for the males in her life and a strict rule that is no-bullsh*t it comes down to dating.
One hour later, once we stepped off the air plane in Moscow, Anna, the top of advertising for my publisher that is russian me personally with plants. A motorist in a black colored Mercedes waited regarding the snow-dusted street outside (as pictured above in just one of the best shots through the trip).
All have strong romantic elements though my books are not romance novels, my stories. We also compose this column for Glamour about love and life after my current breakup. We’m thinking about love, and I also could not assist but ask Anna, the initial Russian woman I would satisfy to my trip, only a little in regards to the love landscape inside her country. Continue reading The Life-Changing Lesson I Learned All About Love in Russia