Dating an armenian man
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.For the current article, a number of interviews were conducted with couples where only one spouse is Armenian.The interviewees included both, those where the husband is Armenian and those where the wife is Armenian. The information shared here is only the comments of the Armenian spouse, and comments shared without the presence of the non-Armenian spouse.So I met a lot of Armenians my age through family contacts, the Church, and cultural clubs.There were eligible young people such as myself, and some I considered for marriage.Francisco Rosales and Jose Gonzales, two childhood friends with roots in Zacatecas, Mexico, began working in the shop more than 20 years ago, learning owner Leon Partamian’s family recipes so perfectly that when he unexpectedly died in 2007, his family honored Partamian’s wishes and left the business to them.A 62-year old bakery in the heart of Mid-City Los Angeles, A.
Nonetheless, I had a rude awakening about the characteristics of typical Turkish men within the first month I lived in Turkey.
Outside of this humble shop on West Adams Blvd., however, it’s been a different and rocky story, from discrimination and name calling to violent confrontations and murders that have strained relations between the two ethnic groups for years.
The most well known incidents have involved students from Herbert Hoover High School in the Los Angeles suburb of Glendale, about 40 minutes northeast of the bakery.
When I first came to Turkey, I was given no warning about how typical Turkish men would act.
I wondered if they would be anything like American men, the only type I knew, or if the culture would alter their personality completely.