Wisconsin Union Directorate Global Connections hosted a discussion between University of Wisconsin students on global dating norms Wednesday evening. UW student Melanie Sims said in America, especially on college campuses, there is a pressure to not commit to long-term relationships.
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Due to the lack of diversity in Italy, people have not had to contend with the reality of interracial dating, Romano said. This is changing.
There are an increasing amount of immigrants, which brings more diversity to the country, Romano said. Intolerance is becoming more prevalent as well. In Brazil, Goulart said interracial marriage and dating is not an issue because the country is very diverse and racial are not exact.
But Goulart said it is against social norms to date below your economic class. Manasi Mohan, whose parents are from India, said arranged marriages still happen.
But younger generations are challenging the idea behind arranged marriages, Mohan said. Mohan said the American idea of arranged marriages is distorted.
Typically, parents will find people who they think their children will get along with and in most families, people in arranged marriages go on dates to see if the person is compatible, Mohan said. If the match is incompatible, the person can usually say no to marrying them, Mohan said. Share Tweet This article was published Feb 15, at am and last updated Feb 15, at am.