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Madame Figaro reminds French women in the States to not send the first SMS after an encounter, so as not to seem “desperate”.

The man, also pretending to be busy and not desperate, will generally follow a “three-day rule” in waiting to text the woman for a second date.

This year, I celebrate my 25 wedding anniversary with my French husband. My goodness, I’ve lived longer with this man than any member of my own family.

In fact, I have lived longer in Paris than any other city I grew up in.

“A romantic relationship should move forward little by little in order to avoid a potential misunderstanding (wherein your partner could think you just want a one-night stand),” notes Meetic.

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When you’re married to a French man, you marry a man intrinsically tied to his culture and country. So be ready for an entire new world to open up before you, and be prepared to sharpen your wits and tongue at the same time.

How the French celebrate Armistice Day is not very different from how other nations celebrate this solemn holiday.

Armistice Day, celebrated on November 11, marks the end of World War I.

“You can go out with three, four or even more people.” “Dating” is defended by Laure Danglade, a French writer with a novel on the subject. […] Americans don’t want to close any doors until they’re really sure that they’re attached to someone.” The French pickup artist site French Touch Seduction also gives the behavior a thumbs up, saying it avoids the “hypocritical pretense of being exclusive from the moment of the first kiss”.

But Americans keeping their options open is exactly what bothers the male blogger Zeggari, as well as the female blogger Anne: “Americans always have a plan B or C waiting, and we’re just one of the many life preservers floating there.” You do not generally say “I love you,” according to Rue89, before six months of relationship, or you risk losing all of your power. “American women are obsessed with their dream of a perfect wedding, and men know it,” says Terrafemina, and others …

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