Southern dating etiquette

20-Jun-2017 12:15

As one would expect, communication tends to be more on the formal side when in public and much less so in private.

An arm's length is usually the appropriate amount of personal space to hold during conversations.

Scholars here investigate the myriad ways in which southerners from the Civil War through the civil rights movement understood manners.

Contributors write about race, gender, power, and change.

, between women you only shake hands in very formal occasions, and if you don't know the person at all. Being overly demonstrative with hand gestures or body language gives a bad impression.

As in a lot of cultures, pointing with your finger is considered offensive.

An arm's length is usually the appropriate amount of personal space to hold during conversations.

Scholars here investigate the myriad ways in which southerners from the Civil War through the civil rights movement understood manners.

Contributors write about race, gender, power, and change.

, between women you only shake hands in very formal occasions, and if you don't know the person at all. Being overly demonstrative with hand gestures or body language gives a bad impression.

As in a lot of cultures, pointing with your finger is considered offensive.

The Portuguese tend to be direct in their communication style.