The guy isn’t asking her out for a date, but only wants to have drink and enjoy the night.In France, a "date" is a code for dinner, flowers, a walk in the park, goodnight kiss, etc. French people are straightforward French people, especially the men, are very straightforward. They’re clear and sharp of their pursuing intentions.Word games and "the silent treatment" when something is wrong don't work with a French partner; he often prefers a direct, more passionate approach.
I recently came across a blog called twentysomething tales, which I personally found captivating.
It is written by a fellow North American who now lives in Paris with her French Manfriend, officially as a freelance writer but unofficially keeping an eye on things over there and reporting back.
When he fails to flirt back, don’t immediately assume he is not interested.
Unless, the conversation is simply not going anywhere and both of you are getting a migraine from it.
When social encounters with foreigners involve romance, your cultural makeup can trip you up if you don't know what to expect.
The French, for example, have a different attitude toward relationships and finding a partner than Americans.No need to wonder if you should chew some gum while talking to him. While you definitely have to grow some thick skin, the bonus is that they really tell it like it is and that can be refreshing. Do not: Expect that guy you’ve been eyeing across the room to make his way to you.Do: Position yourself as close as possible and ask him a neutral question.A year into her bilingual cross-cultural relationship, Leonora this month set out a list of fifteen illuminating hints, called Things to Know About Dating French Boys.These weren’t so much advice on how one might go about getting with a Frenchman as what to expect once you have (as far as you can possibly tell) got him locked down, you lucky minx.Here’s some characteristics of French dating that might help you when you enter the scene. meeting For many French people, the concept of dating doesn’t even exist.