I’m also not trying to create a stereotype about typical Turkish men.
These are simply my experiences in my small city outside of Istanbul.
If you say no to them once, they will ask again, or they will lie low until you notice them again.
To me this was so bizarre because in the States most men get anxious even asking a girl out (kudos to those who have the courage to take that risk).
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.
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.
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.
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.
Because of this jealousy you have to be careful of who you hang out with because…