Then he asked me what I thought of another one and I said I hated it too. ” The French aren’t afraid to tell you if they don’t like the meal you’ve made or the outfit you’re wearing, but you shouldn’t be offended!
French honesty might be hard to get used to at first, but it’s ultimately refreshing: when you earn a compliment from a French person, you know it’s well-deserved.
For la Saint-Valentin, we’ve created a list of the top 8 differences between French and American romantic norms that you should know about.
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But as one international resident of Paris aged in her 40s - who understandably preferred to remain anonymous - told The Local, it's not all it's cracked up to be. I had never ventured into the feral world of online dating before I arrived in Paris. Now, dating everywhere in the world has been simplified: it’s all swipe and go. But, yes, occasionally the words are witty and the sentiments sincere.