I never thought that the cultural background of a dating prospect would make much of a difference when it came to relationships.
However, since living in New York, I’ve had the opportunity to meet many different people from various backgrounds and it’s become clear that there are definite cultural norms specific to European men versus American men (especially New Yorkers).
Then these boys grow up and are exposed to the opposite sex in an abrupt, often sexualized way. This is definitely seen in how they treat not only women, but everyone around them.
The consequence of this is a lack of understanding of women, a lack of comfort and often, a lack of respect. There is a courtesy, consideration, chivalry and thoughtfulness in how they act, behave and engage with others.
With European men, if there’s mutual interest, they keep seeing that person and don’t keep hunting for better options simultaneously. Nor will they freak out when discussions of commitment or future come up.In fact, you may be experiencing attractions of deprivation, where you try to recreate the issues from childhood in your romantic partners.Popular dating app Bumble on Monday announced plans to ban images of firearms and other weapons in profile photos for its nearly 30 million users in the wake of last month's Parkland, Florida school shooting and recent calls for gun control."Going Dutch" (sometimes written with lower-case dutch) is a term that indicates that each person participating in a group activity pays for themself, rather than any person paying for anyone else, particularly in a restaurant bill.It is also called Dutch date, Dutch treat (the oldest form, a pejorative) and doing Dutch.American men will rush to get you in bed as quick as possible, while European men don’t appear to have the same rush (or desperation). European men don’t ‘date’ – in the formal way that Americans are used to.