When the French venture into the American dating scene, they find it warlike, unromantic, a bit slutty, and — above all — highly regimented. — are attempts from Marie-Lyse Paquin writing for rules for the American déïte, as explained by those brave French who have attempted to cross the romantic divide.
“Their highly codified dating game doesn’t leave much space for magic,” complains . I’ve only included observations that I’ve found frequently repeated in French-language news articles and blogs (though I’ve also heard variants of these repeated by people from various parts of the world who have spent time in America), and the standard TP disclaimers apply; as with all cultural observations, they’re not universal descriptions of behavior, and they’re obviously relative to the culture making the observations.
The two people can be of the same sex or of the opposite sex. It depends on whether the issue is federal or provincial, and in what province you live.
Federal issues include items such as federal government pensions and division of the Canada Pension Plan upon separation.
And, according to Mathilde, “Shockingly, we can also say ‘I love you’ between girls, without any romantic intentions.” At the risk of being accused of writing to remind you all that this article is not prescriptive; it is a report on French reports on American dating. for any of you hope to enter the “regimented” world of American dating.