French dating has a tendency to be a bit faster paced and more direct than American dating.That's not to say that you're guaranteed to have sex the night of meeting someone but usually if French people like you they'll say it and be forward about the attraction, where Americans often try desperately to find signals coming from a potential date before they say or do anything for fear of making themselves look silly or getting rejected.The United States has always had a bit of a fascination with the French.Maybe it's the “language of love” accent that everyone seems to woo themselves over, where British accents that make Americans think of Harry Potter or Scottish and Irish dialects which derive thoughts of leprechauns and Braveheart don't have quite the same effect.
I downloaded the app shortly after arriving in Paris, France. While many on the app will never initiate conversation or will chat for awhile until one of you decides you’re not interested, the ones who want to see you will ask you out. My friends and I have met many French men through Tinder, and thus have learned a few things about the dating culture as a result: If a Frenchman wants you, you’ll know it. No, wait, all his photos are selfies and he has this one on here twice. However, if they decide they want to meet you in person, they’ll make a move. On a few of my dates, I had trouble reading the mind of the man sitting across from me. I’ve met guys in bars as well and once was approached on the metro. A few of mine include nighttime walks in the rain along the Seine, being kissed on a bridge with the Eiffel Tower behind us, riding around the city on the back of a scooter, and strolling hand in hand on the love lock bridge. Even if it seems like they’re not feeling it, it’s definitely possible that you’ll still end up having the romantic French encounter you’ve always (not-so-secretly) wanted.The French, incidentally, don’t linguistically fob off their slobberier makeouts as an import.They have various expressions for the act; rouler une pelle — to turn the spatula — is particularly popular.When the French venture into the American dating scene, they find it warlike, unromantic, a bit slutty, and — above all — highly regimented. — are attempts from Marie-Lyse Paquin writing for rules for the American déïte, as explained by those brave French who have attempted to cross the romantic divide.“Their highly codified dating game doesn’t leave much space for magic,” complains . I’ve only included observations that I’ve found frequently repeated in French-language news articles and blogs (though I’ve also heard variants of these repeated by people from various parts of the world who have spent time in America), and the standard TP disclaimers apply; as with all cultural observations, they’re not universal descriptions of behavior, and they’re obviously relative to the culture making the observations.