Worse, a language barrier can backfire when a woman pursues a man, becoming the all-purpose excuse for why he didn't call when he said he would, forgot Valentine's Day, hasn't introduced you to his friends, etc.Consider the story of Kate, who met and developed a wild crush on Antoine while vacationing in France.
I learned the surprising advantages of language barriers in love when I met a handsome Brazilian surfer.
At the time Raphael's English was limited, and to this day I can barely speak a word of Portuguese.
Answer: Like many romantic dilemmas—“Your place or mine? ”—this is a question that has long plagued American women. When it comes to the attractiveness of British men, American women are simply incapable of rendering a proper judgment.
Even more than in America, British regional accents are the key to deciphering class and social stature. The other day I told a British guy I read Irvine Welsh, and he was so impressed he called me “brilliant.” This could be trouble.
They won’t poke fun at you if you get a little sample of your meal on your shirt, they’ll probably just help you clean it up.
When it comes to passionate people, Memphians are some of the most vibrant around.
Is communication the key to long-lasting relationships? The former James Bond star credits the language barrier for the longevity of 30-year marriage to his French wife, Micheline.
Though no paragon of husbandly virtues, Connery may be on to something.
Everyone knows what we call “fries,” they call “chips.” But there are subtle phrases which, if you’re not careful, can cause grievous misunderstanding. ” he’s not trying to expand your relationship—he is simply asking for a cigarette.