It is the case with any rule, but even more so with dating, especially because too many people assume that dating is .With that being said, I know you’re all dying to know the rules of dating in France… Well, that’s not exactly true, but let’s say that there are much fewer rules than in many other countries, especially the US (as usual, I’ll compare mostly to the US, partly because this is the foreign culture I know the best, partly because most of the readership is American). Asking someone else out in France is not that different from many other places I guess.This is just a cultural difference to be aware of and react to accordingly.Forwardness in this case does not equate to pompousness or being egotistical; it just means someone likes you. While many Americans come to Paris because of love, I came, in part, for the possibility of finding it. In New York, where I’d lived before moving to Paris, kissy faces were reserved for further along in the relationship — you know, like post-marriage.When I went to France one summer, I came back with a Parisian boyfriend and a long distance relationship.
Here I’m assuming that one of the two persons involved is a local.
Take it as flattery and be forward right back; the initial moments of uncovering a mutual attraction are incomparably enjoyable.
If you're a guy looking to snare a beautiful French woman in the Americas, then be prepared to bring your brain along for the ride.
French dating has a tendency to be a bit faster paced and more direct than American dating.
That's not to say that you're guaranteed to have sex the night of meeting someone but usually if French people like you they'll say it and be forward about the attraction, where Americans often try desperately to find signals coming from a potential date before they say or do anything for fear of making themselves look silly or getting rejected.