Jealousy is part of their culture and a fact of life.If you are dating a Turkish man or woman, there are no other men or women that exist anymore.The personality traits of a gentleman, smooth talker, romantic, and extreme flirt are all wrapped together to give you the typical Turkish man.At first encounter you will be charmed, wooed, and certainly enchanted by his “going-out-of-their-way” hospitality and attention. Some men have ulterior motives, and some will definitely get you into trouble.There have been instances where I have been walking around town and I ran into one of my students.We decided to chat for awhile, usually for them to practice English. The attention is going to come, and you have to accept it.
"[He] sounded like he had a good background, hard worker," she said.
I didn’t date much in high school or at university, and I wasn’t given much attention by men. I am a self-proclaimed bookworm and nerd to the core, so nothing could keep me from the gorgeous university libraries or research lounges.
My experience with speaking or talking with guys all came from my two best male friends and my two big brothers–obviously nothing romantic or flirtatious there.
That being said, here are three things I have learned about typical Turkish men: If you are casually asked to have coffee or tea, and politely decline, that may stop them—for a few minutes.
Even if you haven’t tried to give them extra attention, some take even simple eye contact, a small laugh at a joke, or just the fact that you are alive as an acceptance to their marriage proposal.