This is how the French are groomed to think about love from an early age: not in the absolutes of total love or utter rejection, but in nuances and a range of possibilities.It dawned on me at that moment that while we Americans are groomed to seek happy endings and closure, the French are more comfortable with emotional subtleties and ambiguity.For many years I've been fascinated with the subject of American women who prefer Frenchmen only, even to the point of shunning men who are not French in the dating world.I recently learned from various sources that the case of American women dating French men is far from rare.Why do these prominent and powerful men risk all for erotic love? She seems to have loved and supported him for a very long time -- over 20 years -- and put up with his extramarital affairs, but in the end, she had had enough and left him.
He is very kind hearted and we have a nice time together, but lately I have been wondering about things., answered questions and responded to the following conversation between two lovers.After a French man and an American woman had finished making love, she quietly said, "We've been seeing one another for over a year now." Shocked, he replied, "That's impossible, I'm with my girlfriend." Confused, the American woman, who knew about his French girlfriend, asked, "How can you say you're faithful when you're in bed with me?I looking to find out if we are suffering from cultural misunderstandings or it is just not meant to be.For example, we do not speak very often in between dates.While we grow up thinking about love in black and white, they grow up inscrutably grey.