A few days ago, as an American friend of mine was telling me all about her new boyfriend and how he had asked her out with flowers, I realized how different courtship and dating is for teens in France and the US. Americans go on formal dates; we keep things secret. The word “date” has no equivalent in French, and it’s simply because we don’t go on them.
Americans only say “I love you” after months of dating. You might wonder how people get to know each other then.
A tummy ache can sometimes be confused for love and while that worked out really well for me, it's not a sure shot and so it didn't make the following advice guide for how to date an American, inspired chiefly by this Huffington Post column, and seven years of my work in the field.
The tips and pointers in this 'how to' are based on an intensive, non-outsourced research effort circa January 2002.
There are plenty of compelling reasons to seek an American sweetheart. When I was scouring the matrimonials for a green card holder, I found out that being fair (lovely appeared to be unnecessary) is a highly desirable quality in a potential mate.
We know their stock is low right now, but let’s be honest -- Indians love a good bargain. For Indians, especially those 'incredibly attractive, gracious and social brown-skinned creatures who dominate the campuses of Harvard, Columbia or Stanford,' coming in third really irks us. In fact, Americans perform really well overall on the Indian marital checklist.
Who are the members of America dating site Hotamericandating.com?