Dating rituals in the united states
We have communities where pre-marital sex can get you socially ostracized and marital sex is supposed to be for reproductive purposes only, and not enjoyed.We also have communities with sex clubs and weekly orgies where anonymous sex is common and encouraged.
Courtship is the systematic process that one undergoes in order to ensure compatibility with a lifelong partner.
Americans are often very informal in both their dress and interactions with others.
People frequently call each other by their first names, which should not be seen as a lack of respect.
The dating cultures in different communities are thus considerably varied. Some people will be offended you asked them out because of your race or your perceived status.
Some people will be offended you asked them out because they will think you "objectified" them or they have been taught to view sex as a dirty thing.