"Don't be too emotional, it didn't work for me," said Caroline Griffin.
"Seduction in Norway is not simple at all for foreigners," concludes Lou Déguin, an expat from France, who chronicled her experiences online dating in Norway in her blog A Frog in the Fjord.
When they spend time alone together, the girl and the boy don’t go out for dinner, they just go for a walk or chill at home, which is really different from the formal dating process I see in American movies. We don’t ask people out, especially if we don’t know them well.
When I was visiting California this summer, a cashier from Brandy Melville asked me out on a date while I was buying a t-shirt.
French men have a reputation for straying, but in their defense they are usually upfront if that is what they're doing.
No ‘pardon my French here’, this is real French and it’s all exaggerated gestures and dirty swear words simply because someone dared stop for a Like every other English expat girl, I was raised on a good dose of Hollywood drama, Frenchmen in films were like real-life Prince Charmings; saving the damsels in distress, opening doors for their girlfriends, buying flowers for their significant others just because…Last year, I moved to France (and wrote about the top differences between London and Paris) for the first time in my life. In an even shorter space of time, I realized that really dating a real Frenchman was nothing like the movies.
Even if you’re not looking to date anyone, this episode provides very interesting insights into the French mind, and many fun little stories.(You’ll see me horrified by some of his tales…)Here is Dan Rock’s You Tube Channel And his website Un Américain en France The video « Sous-titre moi » by Eleonore Costes Et toi ? Share your story, we can all learn from your experience.
Especially if you happen to falling in love with a Frenchman…
With help from those who have already tried it out, of course.
You need look no further than my Tinder stories for the best of the worst I've met in Paris.