Others were rather quiet and aloof and then would make their move with an unmistakable gesture—either going in for the kiss at the end of the night or asking for a second date right away. Some dates seemed like they would love to see me again, and then I never heard from them.French men are known for their smoldering good looks and great romance, and in Paris it’s easy to fall in love 10 times a day: he might be sipping a café noir in St.-Germain-des-Prés, ambling through the Jardin des Plantes or reading Sartre on the metro.But for an expat or visitor to Paris, dating French men can be an entirely different experience, challenging the tactics you’ve spent years perfecting.By the time a British man would have taken you out for dinner, you could have been on a minibreak with your French boyfriend, and met his mother.
Here I’m assuming that one of the two persons involved is a local.
If the sun is shining, tell him you’d love to take a walk along the Seine.
Once he gets to know you better though, make sure you’re not doing all the deciding work.
If I’ve learnt anything during my two years in Paris, it’s that there are certain measures, habits and role reversals we women might feel the need to adopt when playing the dating game with French men.
They are, as I’ve come to be enlightened, entirely different to English men.