Men pursue women actively: Vanessa Mc Clure, a striking American redhead studying in France, observes: “A French guy gets your number and calls right away; it’s not the three-day rule practiced by guys in the States who play hard to get and want to make the girls anxious.” 2.
If you act the way French women do, you won’t get hassled: According to Nidal Kersh, a Swedish student in Paris, “French girls never get harrassed the way foreign women do, because they know the rules.
My aunt, visiting Paris from Idaho, looked proudly at my teenage sons and popped the question.
” This desire for clarification may be the reason Allison Lightwine’s French boyfriend went running. If and when a French man brings a girl home to meet Maman and Papa, things are very indeed.If you act American, you WILL get hassled, says 34-year-old Allison Lightwine, an American who was a single woman in Paris: “If an American woman acts like she does in the US, it’s seen as extremely aggressive sexual behavior.” One naïve young American student who wished to remain anonymous said that her friendly, open conduct led to a situation in which she had to literally push an overeager French fellow out of her apartment. “He told me he thought American girls were faster, like the ones he’d seen on MTV!” (She learned her lesson, adopted Parisian habits, and is now with a charming French man who, she says, is nothing like that wannabe paramour from her past.) 4.Laurence says that at a Parisian dinner party she was seated next to a distinguished older man and woman.“I talked to them for three hours and didn’t figure out until after I left that they must have been married for the past 40 years! Lorraine offers that “There might be mini details, signs, such as you might talk more to one person than another, or be seated next to him.