Perhaps they’ve heard that the locals say the best way to learn French is from the pillow!
Written by Sylvia Sabes Sylvia is thrilled to be a French citizen, living in Paris where she writes ad copy for brands like Cartier, Hermès and L’Oréal while raising two teens and learning to share life with a Frenchman.
My Aussie and I have been together for 5 years now. And I love the Aussies, but let me tell you, there are some things about dating an Australian man that I found VERY different about dating an American guy. It may be a culture thing or the whole "you always want what you can't have" thing, but I absolutely love dating an Aussie. ) Anyways, I love dating an Australian and here are the reasons why: 2. No matter how much you fight it, they will always love their vegemite I don't get it nor will I ever understand it, but after moving to the States, the Aussie misses his Vegemite. It's like they shorten all their words because they don't have enough time to formulate full sentences!
My friends in the US had warned me that online dating is a nightmare. A site for only good-looking people, at least I’d be able to look at the guy, but I was raw and afraid of rejection. There is a French version, but I wasn’t looking for a father for future children and didn’t want to limit myself.
Men want young girls, or mothers to help them with their kids, or just a one-night stand. Adopte a Mec (Adopt a Dude in English) sounded great: young, fun, and with a great sense of humor.
In six weeks I went from that lady at dinner parties with an adoring husband whispering, “You are the most beautiful woman in the room” to single mom-dom.
Which is how I found myself dating online in Paris.
" For all the non Aussies reading this, did anyone understand that? He wore his thongs to climb to the Great Wall of China, on the beaches of Indonesia, motorbiking and even to sporting matches.