Greeks cash in so big on their namedays that are actually considered to be of greater importance than their birthdays.
How it works is that most Greek names have Saints associated to them, which means that when the day of your Saint comes up, it is your nameday.
Theres even a name for this game of charm they play so well, its called “kamaki,” the harpoon used to catch a fish in one deft stroke…Well cooking: To most Greek men, a woman’s place is in the kitchen and if you can find the key to his stomach, you will have no problem unlocking the key to his heart.
In the early wooing stages, try to combine sexy with smart but don’t go too over the top.
When you get to the ‘going out’ phase, you may dress as provocatively as he likes, but if you go out alone or with girlfriends, you should don a nun’s outfit.
The movie “My Big, Fat, Greek Wedding” points this out quiet accurately when every other cousin in the family is named Maria or Nikos.
About Greek Passion Lastly, let’s talk about passion.
Some Traditions that Set Greeks Apart There are definitely some ‘different’ traditions you might come across when dating a Greek that you just don’t find elsewhere. That’s right, spitting on someone is a way of diminishing any form of evil energy or presence.