Vocabulary dating and love
section below if you wish) 1) Do you think it is okay to date a co-worker? 4) What are the pros and cons of going out with an older woman (or man)?
2) Jealousy: is it possible to control this emotion?
The verb 'baciare' means 'to kiss' and is related to the noun 'un bacio' (a kiss).
But if you want to get more descriptive, Italian has a rich vocabulary for talking about kisses.
' Andare a braccetto' is to walk arm in arm; 'abbraciare' is 'to hug', also used in the platonic sense; 'accarezzare' means 'to caress'; 'palpeggiare' is 'to fondle'; and 'coccolare' is 'to cuddle'.
' Spooning' uses the same imagery in Italian as in English: 'fare il cucchaio' (literally 'to do the spoon').
Online, users post flattering photos (which probably conceal their major flaws) on their profile andeligible candidates as possible within a specific time.
Due to the rise of STDs, contraceptive use and medical testing has become increasingly important as well.
An interesting question concerns the issue of chivalry: the custom from in the Middle Ages of treating women with honor by opening doors for them (commonly expressed by the “ladies first” mentality). That may be true, but the question remains: who killed it — men or women?
The phrase 'fare il prezioso/la prezioso' (literally 'being precious') translaes as 'to play hard to get'.
Dating The usual term for a date is 'un appuntamento', but this also means 'a (non-romantic) appointment', so make sure you don't get your wires crossed.