In America, sexual education is not taught until one hits their teens, if they are taught at all. But when you’re surrounded by American media, filled with Barbie dolls, waif skinny models and Baywatch breasts, the idea of what ‘beauty’ is becomes skewed. European men have a quiet confidence, a demeanor that doesn’t need to scream out loud to prove themselves. The dating culture involves trying out many different options at the same time.The American way is loud and even arrogant at times. Call it the revolving door or hedging – there’s the idea in the American approach to dating that there’s always something better around the corner.
There are a set of ritualized rules that are abided by in American dating culture, and if you don’t play within them, you are labeled as desperate or needy or undesirable.
So does this mean the only hope for a happy, committed relationship is to move to another country? As mentioned above, the observations summarized above are not really about where one is born, but rather a mentality that is influenced by societal and cultural values.
Perhaps this has to do with their upbringing, where it’s very normal for boys and girls to play and intermingle together.
They grow up developing friendships with the opposite sex and in turn, develop more empathy and understanding of the opposite sex.
Organizing meetings and deliveries, writing contracts and buying airplane tickets can be very difficult when the date is unclear.