Seventy miles northwest of Orlando International Airport, amid the sprawling, flat central Florida nothingness — past all of those billboards for Jesus and unborn fetuses and boiled peanuts and gator meat — springs up a town called Wildwood. Acres of palmetto, hummock, and pine forest clear-cut and covered with vivid sod.
What was once rolling pasture land has been leveled with clay and sand.
To gather real accounts of the European dating scene, last year we asked around 500 (mostly, but not exclusively, heterosexual) expats living in the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Germany, Spain, and Switzerland a series of up-close and personal questions about themselves, their relationships and their sex lives.
Of course, every relationship is different and how yours develops will depend on who you both are and the chemistry between you.
Yes, your moderators may not view your images personally but when I send a picture of my lunch to someone and get sent to prison for an INAPPROPRIATE image that violated the terms and services, (which I read fully) and I had to pay the cost of it. And then, suddenly, unexpectedly, Wildwood’s drabness explodes into green Southern splendor: majestic oaks bearing spindly fronds of Spanish moss that hang down almost to the ground. A community center with a playground overgrown by weeds. This area used to be the very center of Florida’s now fast-disappearing cattle industry. The owners of a dingy single-wide proudly fly the stars and bars.In Europe, getting to know someone romantically is fairly laid back.People don't tend to go on ‘dates' with complete strangers but instead often get to know someone who's already in their circle or the friend of a friend, and then it ‘just happens' and they decide to go out together alone. There aren't too many rigid rules, either: "In the Netherlands there are no set rules – you might do all or nothing on the first or tenth date," and, "the timescale between the first date and having sex in France could be anything from 20 years to 20 seconds," said European expats.The leaked information, which was listed in a number of spreadsheets, doesn't just include personally identifiable information; it also lists some of the users' more personal details, such as sexual preference, which users are open to having extramarital affairs, and which specific adult-oriented forums the user has been most active in.