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Of course I agreed, but the American in me found the entire situation quite strange.

Considering both my impressive history of serial monogamy and the aura of romance that much of the Western world has heaped onto France (romantic weekend to Paris, anyone?A few weeks into this, he offered to take me on a weekend trip to see the castle of Fontainebleau in a city of the same name.One small catch: his father lived in a flat directly across from the castle, so we would be staying with him.Americans are thus obliged to officially ask each other out, and the first date is often for a drink and to make small talk.The French, incidentally, don’t linguistically fob off their slobberier makeouts as an import.3 comments Dating someone from a foreign country can be an exciting experience, but it's important to keep in mind that a relationship with a person from another culture can be complex.

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