Sure, they will go out for dinner and do fun activities, but it’s not packaged up in a formal and contrived manner. It’s more organic and instead of defining the relationship in order to know how to act, they let the relationship unfold and the label of boyfriend/girlfriend just naturally develops in the process. European men are comfortable with women, which leads to respect for women.Perhaps this has to do with their upbringing, where it’s very normal for boys and girls to play and intermingle together.I was young, and, accent aside, it was exciting to be going on my first date in Paris. And why in God’s name would the waiter be telling us this? Checking the weather before leaving my apartment wouldn’t have been the worst idea either.
They speak the language of love better than any other nation so it comes as no surprise that Cheryl Cole’s relationship with her French beau has seemingly taken a serious turn.
This week it was reported that The X Factor judge and her restaurant owner boyfriend Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini have moved in together despite dating for less than two months. I was charmed by my own Frenchman Pascal in 2007 and married him less than a year later.
I’m not to judge that one is better than the other, and mind you, my observations are based on my own experiences as well as a group of women I’ve interviewed in the last two years.
The below is a list of some of the themes and commonalities observed.
The man-meets-woman language in France represents a major cultural difference for Americans.