American girl dating a frenchman
If you’ve found a keeper, want to test the waters, or are just curious…
When Tom and I first started dating, I didn’t know any of these French dating rules and found them out after or through others who were dating French guys.
Tinder reflects New York in its democratic offering of all kinds of people from blonde to bald, mothers to militants, some looking for their prince charming and others diametrically opposed to the idea of the fairy tale — and all of these available at the swipe of a thumb.
But six months and a few “dates” later, my results are as lackluster as François Hollande’s progress on French unemployment.
To help you get a clear insight into the French way of dating and being in a relationship, here is some useful advice.French men are known for their smoldering good looks and great romance, and in Paris it’s easy to fall in love 10 times a day: he might be sipping a café noir in St.-Germain-des-Prés, ambling through the Jardin des Plantes or reading Sartre on the metro.But for an expat or visitor to Paris, dating French men can be an entirely different experience, challenging the tactics you’ve spent years perfecting.Every relationship is different, though, so please don’t take my little guide below as the end all and be all of French dating.To me, it seems that French guys are more direct without all the mind games.