Back at school, if a girl dared wear red underwear beneath white pants our entire dormitory new about it by lunchtime.
Hell, I remember guys in pickup trucks hanging out of windows and hollering at my MOM when I was about four or five years old.
The influence of the Sakalava extended across what are now the provinces of Antsiranana, Mahajanga and Toliara.
Relationships vary by country and so do expectations for dating.
Teaching and living abroad shouldn't mean putting your love life on hold.
Once you've mustered the courage and start chatting her up you will be surprised at how friendly she is.
In fact you can act like a kid again with them during your dates and it'll be okay.