The Pursuit of Happiness is written into our Declaration of Independence, and pursuit of a Happy Ending is written into our favorite fairytales. We keep that for private spaces, or once again, parties. Perhaps it might be better to just try to combine the best of both worlds. Bethany Keats 5 years ago. When I moved to France, that changed.
And maybe, most importantly, this is what you will think of you too.
French vs American dating: the French don’t date!
But when it comes to a real-life, no-frills relationship, are we really set up for the best success? We both eventually adapted to and accepted this behavior because I realized that French kids, who tend not to move out on their own as early as American kids do, have no where else to go. In France, we only have exclusive relationships. I think it would be so much pressure built into a first dinner with someone who you barely know. Because of this, when a couple does get married, they do not assume the wedding to be their Happily Ever After.