They represent the fundamental core of the sacrament of marriage where there is little to no room for negotiation or exception.According to the Greek Orthodox Church, first and foremost, the marriage must be conducted in an Orthodox Church.Russian men conventionally have seen themselves as superior to women.Historically in Russian families, women were expected to serve their men, take care of the children, and perform all household chores.
Even if your date has already transitioned to a more modern view, keep in mind that some of his or her family may not have let go of their traditions.
So, how did Russian dating become your topic of interest?
Maybe you have developed a long distant relationship with an online match in Russia or are curious to ask out the cute Russian girl two doors down.
Orthodox Christians, however, view icons as visual representations of God rather than an object that literally has a spiritual quality.
Notice how the pictures depicted in the icons are two dimensional and not very lifelike? They’re only designed as reminders of God’s presence.