It may damage my reputation beyond repair [if that hasn’t happened already].
2] A man brought up under communism knows the importance of thrift Ok, this can be annoying when every supermarket purchase is questioned in terms of whether it is necessary for basic survival [forget about posh shampoo or expensive coffee] but actually often very refreshing in a culture where excess and throwing away things you’re tired of is the norm.
This can cause anything from a sore throat to cardiac arrest.
And when you decide, and make the wrong choice, they will not forget. Because the next time you’ll probably stay at home considering the last time wasn’t really fun. Everything else depends on you and the particular guy you wish to attract…
THEY LIKE THEIR GIRLS PRETTYSome boys ( younger ones) like their girls with full make-up.
I have often thought about the advantages and disadvantages of marrying a man from the Balkans as opposed to a man from the UK, and though perhaps my husband is not a typical Balkan man, if there is such a thing, there have certainly been aspects of our marriage that have been shaped by his Macedonian-ness. My husband, horrified by my skimpy jumpers that left an inch of bare skin exposed on my lower back, taught me to tuck my vest into knickers in a way I had abandoned since the age of 8.
Here is a guide to the most positive of those influences: 1] You learn to dress warmly and discover the deadly influence of the draught On my first trip to Skopje I was taken by my new husband to the underwear shop. I haven’t quite got used to this practice, but have to concede in really cold climates it is probably a must.
They also now know that World War II was won by the Russians, not the British, and all about Operation Barbarossa.
My husband’s education with regards to world history is superior to mine, and to most in the UK.
THEY LOVE FOOTBALLFirst thing to do, and I am serious, is finding out his favourite club.
If he says there are good players in both of the biggest clubs – you’ve hit the jackpot. When he´s watching the game, and every game is the game, then be there for him or don’t be there at all.
Always near him, always together, always happy, always when he wants it.
After all, he should have some time for himself and his friends right?
At school the sum of my state-school history education can be reduced to Aborigine Dream Time and the six wives of Henry VIII.