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03 Aug

Possibly this has something to do with the fact that so many Americans do the serial dating thing.It is so funny to see how some social behaviors are exactly the same between France and the US, and others are completely different. Well, this was a big shock to me when I arrived in the US. I understood of course a man and a woman could be interested in each other in a romantic way, let me reassure you.One of the very obvious difference is the dating game. But I was not aware that accepting to go out to dinner with a man alone gave the signal that I was possibly romantically interested in him.Even for a married woman to go out with a male friend who is single: I often travel to Paris by myself, Leyla and Olivier stay in Paimpol, and have dinner with one (or several) of our good male friend(s), single or not.Olivier trusts me, and we both trust our friend(s), who would never make a pass at me.

So, since there is no dating protocol, French guys have to work hard for it…

They cannot just assume that if the girl accepts to go out with them three times, “c’est dans la poche” (it’s in the pocket, it’s a done deal).

It’s not unusual, according to my expat singleton friends, to begin a date where the couple has never met before with a firm handshake. You don’t have to have sex Based entirely on the flimsiest of anecdotal evidence, I’m concluding that Brits have sex in relationships sooner than Americans.

Then, the eligibility checklists come out: Where did you go to college? Hopping into the sack after an initial encounter isn’t at all unusual back home.

Now, not everybody does that of course, some girls like to play, and sometimes lose themselves in the game, or hurt people. A Frenchwoman is expected to play her feminine side, and be “admired” for her beauty and wit among other qualities.

Frenchmen like to flirt as well, even if they know very well there is no hope of it leading anywhere.

But this is not—I repeat NOT—code for “I am having sex with everyone I’m dating.” Dating is like a hobby here Americans approach romance like it’s a recreational activity. And so Americans discuss dating like they might talk about being on a bowling team.

Brits traditionally take a more bumbling, less formal approach.