In other words, the rules of the game on the female side are to stay sexually attractive as long as possible and reap the benefits.

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And when “je t’aime” becomes a regular sentence pronounced in the relationship, it will also be kept private: I’ve never heard some of my friends who have been together for years say “I love you” to each other. Our cultural differences start from the little things, and I find it beyond intriguing to see how the country we live in influences even the way we act in our love life.

It’s all about social codes, and I hope you enjoyed learning about the ones of where I’m from!

We keep that for private spaces, or once again, parties. “Je t’aime”/”I love you” is usually pronounced after a month of dating and is not a big deal, even though it makes us happy when said.

But it doesn’t matter who says it first, when, or why.

Flirting is common in France and French men can be very persistent as French women often play hard to get.

French people ask each other out in much the same way as any other nationality.

I recently had a disagreement with a French friend from Toulouse about politeness.

He claimed that Parisians were extremely rude; I agreed that they were rude in shops and banks, but there were several points we differed on.

When you kiss at a party, things are a little bit different: You might need to talk about what happened the night before and decide if you want to be an item or not.