We do quite fancy some of the Southern ones, like the Southern Belle accent, which is a lot less trashy. It’s unfortunate, because I’m sure a lot of the women with those accents are quite intelligent.” “In America, a joke is something that has a punch line. Sometimes an American girl just looks at you funny, and there’s no laugh — just a look of bewilderment — where the “ha ha” moment should be. ” “In England, there’s no expectation until ‘girlfriend’ status has been declared.
So, if you hook up with someone (not including one night stands, of course), you’re beholden to them in some way.
They weren't all obsessed with fame and fortune, were they?
Was American culture really as shallow as my friends had warned? She was a down-to-earth Midwesterner with ambitions in New York City theater.
American men will rush to get you in bed as quick as possible, while European men don’t appear to have the same rush (or desperation). European men don’t ‘date’ – in the formal way that Americans are used to.
The types of dates seen in movies – the formal ask, the fancy dinner and the entire dance that ensues simply doesn’t exist in the European mindset, in fact, the word “dating” isn’t even a part of their lexicon. Unlike American culture, where there’s almost a rite of passage which takes two people from “hooking up” to “seeing each other” to “dating” to “exclusive”, these labels just aren’t a focus or concern for European men. Rather, the mentality is, “I like you, I want to see you, and if it’s enjoyable, let’s keep seeing each other”.
I never thought that the cultural background of a dating prospect would make much of a difference when it came to relationships.
Because I’m an American girl, the idea of the Dapper British Gentlemen has been drilled into my mind for some time. Related-ish: 9 Women Confess The Brutal Things They Secretly Think About Their BFFs — bottle, straw, table, giggle, giggle, giggle. It sounds a little bit different.” “A huge part of that is because a woman is actually interested in us, they become sexier. That sounds pretty sexist, but it’s absolutely correct.” “Sometimes I wonder if they’re actually listening to what I’m saying…or just listening to me say it. He was English, witty, slightly bumbling, and had a crooked smile. He was also part of an emerging pattern: He wasn't the first British guy I'd romantically clicked with. When I first moved to Beijing right after graduating from Brown, I never intended to fall for so many English guys. I'd like to think that I did know, but judging by how headfirst I was diving into the relationship, I couldn't have been sure.As would Emma Stone (who is dating Brit Andrew Garfield).Or how about Jennifer Lawrence (and her Englishman Nicholas Hoult)?