Dating someone different from you
It didn’t matter that he was polite and present, tender and honest; he didn’t play an instrument, he didn’t write poetry in his spare time, and he didn’t have a Netflix addiction. “I know what I like,” I told my friends, who encouraged me to give him a shot.“It’s never worked out with the kind of person you like,” they humbled me.Physically, they’re similar—lanky, rugged, with a mess of tresses and a boyish charm; emotionally, they’re nearly identical—inconsistent, manic, cold, distant, intense, whimsical, and dark.Somehow, I’ve developed a sixth sense for seeking out man-children who could have once appeared on an Abercrombie and Fitch bag and might inspire psychologists to use the words “borderline” or “narcissistic personality.” It’s hard to say why, after each miserable breakup, I went back for more of the same and sought similar traits in new lovers, but I did. And yet the problem was, my predilection for emotionally unsympathetic men with commitment issues and big arms and good hair was never apparent to me.A quick Google search will show that some countries aspire for the curvier body, and others just simply don’t care as much.As a woman growing up in America, I found that totally refreshing.
We have so much more to talk about BECAUSE of our differences.
You get to learn all about another country’s customs and culture, all while being wined and dined by a person with a sexy accent. Here are 10 things I learned when dating someone from a different country: Accents never get old. It’s reaffirmed time and time again in movies, on TV, and just plain old life (are you listening, Hemsworth brothers? I’ll admit it — an accent can be the difference between me being attracted to someone or not.
The one thing I didn’t account for is that the accent NEVER gets old.
They also treat women with different levels of respect.
I’ve dated a few guys from other countries, and one thing I’ve always noticed is that they all have a different way of treating women.