Guys who would like to date Russian girls online, often ask a question whether knowing Russian language is necessary to be able to communicate with the ladies. The general answer is no, it is not inevitable, since many Russian women know how to speak English and even if they are not proficient enough, there a plenty of translation services that can help them in the process of chatting. However, there are still some reasons why you should consider learning Russian.
If you want to be able to get to know her family
Russian brides do not mind being in the role of a translator when you first meet her family or go on a regular family visit. However, if you really want to get to know the people from her family, it is worth to speak the language that they are speaking. The older generation in Russia has very poor language skills and eve some young people are still struggling. Russians like to eat meals sitting around big tables and chatting. Even if your basic knowledge of Russian would allow you to say toasts and go into long debates at the dinner table, you will at least be capable of understanding what the people are talking about.
If your children are going to be bilingual
If you and your future wife decide that you want to raise children bilingual, there is a huge chance that the first language that they will learn will be Russian, since the mother will be spending more time with them at first. There is not much point to be insisting on using only one language at home. For Russian women it is important to give a part of their culture to the kids. Later on, when kids grow a little older they might use it as a secret code to communicate between themselves. So if you do not want to be in a position of a stupid daddy, then you have to learn Russian too.
If you are good at foreign languages
If you have even a small bit of talent towards learning languages, that you should try learning Russian. It is said to be one of the hardest languages in the world, but it is still not as challenging as learning all the dialects of Chinese. It is very different from English, as it is a part of the Slavic language group. You will have to get familiar with the new alphabet, but that is not that hard at all.
If you want to understand Russians better
Everybody knows that Russian people have a very specific culture and so-called mysterious Russian soul. Language is a big part of it. Not mentioning that Russians have a completely different sense of humor that is also based on the language. It is not the essence of your relationship with Russian ladies, but they would definitely feel better if you can also understand the things that make perfectly sense to them. You will save your girlfriend a whole lot of effort if she does not have to explain you every joke.
To summarize everything that was mentioned above, learning Russian language can help you to connect better with the Russian girls. You can have a better relationship with the family of the woman, your future kids and the woman herself. If you are not that good at learning languages, do not worry about it too much. It is never too late to start, so if you do not have enough time to dedicate to it now, maybe you will be more motivated once you meet a lady you really like. Meanwhile, use the opportunity to chat with hundreds of Russian ladies for free.