Dating rituals joke
I guess it just goes to prove that you can't trust those voodoo doll rituals. And lose all the money I've invested in running personal ads?
I wouldn't want my parents to drop dead from sheer happiness.
In college, my friends poured over brochures at the end of sophomore year trying to decide whether to opt for Spain, a decision that would most likely include sangria, dancing and all-night parties, or France, a refined alternative with brie, champagne, literature and the Eiffel Tower.
While the reason to study 4,000 miles from home was was part "education" and part world experience, many pupils would inevitably return stateside and tell tales of all-nighters, crazy experiences in a far-away land and a dating experience with a foreign gentleman.
I've become cognizant of thinking before I speak, enunciating my words and not saying the first thing that comes to mind, which is good exercise for me in general.
Aside from the Frenchman fitting the fantasy of a post-adolescent college co-ed, there are many serious parts of the relationship as well.
What I've learned thus far from my trials and tribulations in cross-cultural dating boils down to patience.
It will be frustrating at some point, probably more than once.
" With the aid of a smart phone dictionary application, you can almost always get your point across.He's the type of man my girlfriends fantasized about when they decided to study abroad in college.Dressed in a well-tailored suit, you can easily imagine him casually sipping a morning espresso while reading before work.When you get beyond the exotic mystique of a foreign lover, you realize that differences can be just as much challenging as they are rewarding.
Dating someone from an entirely different cultural background makes you look at your beliefs and define who you are in relation to the other culture.
My command of the French language is limited to a handful of words, many of which don't making communicating useful beyond ordering a crepe or counting to 100.