:) Not because of the language barrier (you always find ways to communicate!
Even if you’re not looking to date anyone, this episode provides very interesting insights into the French mind, and many fun little stories.(You’ll see me horrified by some of his tales…)Here is Dan Rock’s You Tube Channel And his website Un Américain en France The video « Sous-titre moi » by Eleonore Costes Et toi ? Share your story, we can all learn from your experience.
It doesn’t take long to get — after all, it’s her number, not a wedding ring. Right away, she wants to have an idea of how hard you are going to work to get her attention. On the one hand, fashion, elegance, and taste are embedded in the Italian culture, so Italian guys don’t even notice they have this going for them.
In Italian we say (roughly translated): “He who begins well is halfway done”. An American girl will show you if she has interest in you, and she won’t be afraid to ask you out. But in Italy, especially for the first date, looks definitely count a lot.
But the having and growing of children, gardens, libraries, and art collections seem to demand something more permanent than romantic love allows.
And now I, too, am beginning to wonder whether the European way isn't more pragmatic, more intelligent, finally more durable.
Online dating use among 55- to 64-year-olds has also risen substantially since the last Pew Research Center survey on the topic.
"But, of course," he goes on, over a scrumptious lunch of stuffed roast lamb with wild mushrooms at Maxim's, "Europeans know better than ever to ask that question.
Today, nearly half of the public knows someone who uses online dating or who has met a spouse or partner via online dating – and attitudes toward online dating have grown progressively more positive.
To be sure, many people remain puzzled that someone would want to find a romantic partner online – 23% of Americans agree with the statement that “people who use online dating sites are desperate” – but in general it is much more culturally acceptable than it was a decade ago.
Dating in itself is a very personal and sophisticated matter. According to Lynne P., an American living in Germany, ” …
if there’s any genuine connection between two people, it’ll survive whatever differences may arise in the early stages of dating, and if those differences seem too overwhelming and/or the relationship doesn’t survive for other reasons, trying to make too many adaptations in the early stages is NOT going to help!