Women typically cook and clean, men take care of repairs and maintenance.
Accordingly, Russian women tend to dress much more femininely (as to accentuate their beauty) and men still adhere to traditional male etiquette.
Walk down a typical Russian street and what do you see?
Most of the time its grey, square, Soviet constructed buildings void of emotion. Enter an apartment building and and walk up a few flights of stairs.
Too often, I think, people tend to go into relationships not thinking about the key question, “Would I start a life/family with this person?
” Is it because of some cultural conditioning that Russians do?