- Do not shake hands across the threshold of a door. Ukrainian women and men are a friendly lot, so don't be impatient if they use a lot of time introducing themselves.Ukrainian women consider it unfeminine to shake hands when they meet.
Men should not take off their jackets unless asked to do so. In Orthodox churches women wear scarves or hats, and men take off their hats. Don't put your thumb between your first two fingers - this is a very rude gesture.
Turning down food may offend Ukraine women and men's generous hospitality. Ukraine women and men are earnest toastmasters, and it is acknowledged that the toasting follows a traditional pattern.
The hosts gets to make the first toast, usually in honor of the guest.
If invited into a family home, it is traditional to bring a gift. These cultural differences add a certain amount of charm to these beautiful ladies.
A bottle of wine, a cake, chocolates or a bouquet of flowers is customary. Below are listed some of the more common dating customs that are considered the norm in Ukraine: 1.