It is the case with any rule, but even more so with dating, especially because too many people assume that dating is .
I tried to mumble something about just being yourself, but I don’t think that it made the cut. I thought about her question for a long time, and started remembering that, because of my engineering studies and my various technical jobs, I used to be surrounded by men. I know that it is silly, and personally I hate being late. And chances are, he will arrive even later than you. But in Rome, you have to do as the Romans do, right? Men in general (and French men in particular) seem to love women with issues. She always had men flocking around her despite her sad face. Maybe French men love to be the knight in their shining armour.
Do you simply go to the country, you meet the man, and there you go? Everything in our lives is influenced by our cultures. Especially dating…Ignoring the dating rules of the country you’re in will cause trouble and failures in your dating attempts (yes, I’m sadly talking from experience here, Jennifer, if you read this : “sorry, I misunderstood a few things back in 1998”).
The dream of every foreign woman, and a few gay men too…But how make this dream come true? One big mistake a bunch of people make when dealing with love and relationships is to assume that: Wrong!
Actually, the very concept of dating is not very clearly defined in France. It mostly consists in saying “Would you like to [insert something about dining, going to a movie or similar activities here] together?
” You usually ask this to the girl after you’ve known her a little, having met her at work, school, through common friends, etc.