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Everyone seems to celebrate Independence Day, these days.On the back of every pub toilet door (and believe me, I spend a lot of time in pub toilets) there seems to be a flyer for their 4th of July piss-up.
This undoubtedly says more about the type of men I go for than it does about North American blokes as a whole.
But I cannot tell you how often I hear the same from British women.
It has been said that all men are the same, but the differences between American men and British men has become quite apparent now that I’ve seen both sides of the fence.
When complaining to friends about how talking to him is like talking to a wall sometimes, or expressing my continued annoyance of him throwing EVERY THING in the dirty hamper even when it’s not dirty, or my personal favourite, how obnoxious it is that he loses they always respond with, “well that’s a man for you.” While this may be true, and in some ways men are all the same, here are just a few major differences between American men and English men. I think that it’s easy to assume all men are the same, and in some ways they kind of are, but the cultural differences really do create such different men.
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But just as I was finishing my internal pep talk, she asked, “Would you like to come to the theater with me tomorrow? I have an extra seat, and I would love to see you again.” Excuse me? This gorgeous girl from Brittany who was taken to a terrible restaurant that gave her food poisoning then had to walk through the cold making dull conversation wants to see me — the idiot who orchestrated it all — again?
“Ummm…I’ll text you.” “Okay,” she smiled, before driving away. It would’ve been too cruelly awkward, but these kinds of surprises, in which I find myself on entirely different wavelengths with French women, aren’t actually that unusual.
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