Dating in french
Let’s start with Serge Gainsbourg - an alcoholic, chain-smoking singer - who by his own admission was not exactly an oil painting. – he nonetheless managed to seduce the stunning Carole Bouquet and Karine Silla to name a few.
He habitually made fun of his much prized, exaggerated features, his nose, his ears, referring to the thing that balanced on top of his neck as a ‘cabbage head’. Just ask the likes of Brigitte Bardot and Jane Birkin. Then there’s Daniel Auteuil and the 10-year relationship he had with Emmanuelle Béart? (Ok, he’s also a movies star but apart from that there’s nothing to write home to mom about).
You probably don’t want to hear this, but in France, as in every other corner of the world, it really all depends on the individual I have read, seen, and heard about numerous real-life stories of all-American beauty queen types who are happily and successfully involved with, um, shall we say, the male specimens of the great patriotic Revolutionary Alliance.With one of my husband’s friends, you’d be lucky to get peanuts if you pop in for an . Off course, there are always exceptions to this rule (but you need to be lucky to find one). Everywhere else in the world there’s this about looking not a day over 30 - not so in France, where older women are admired and thought of as sexy.Myth number 5: They strictly inspect your weight and expect you to be thin. But to better understand the French male, one must look at the French woman. In France you’ll frequently spot a woman in her 60’s and 70’s showing off her svelte figure in jeans, miniskirts and high heels. To be fair, European women are no strangers to plastic surgery and botox, but they are not as obsessed about eradicating their wrinkles as some of their sisters in other parts of the world - preferring to let nature take its course and to concentrate instead on preserving their silhouettes via exercise and a sensible diet.I’m not sure where all the excitement stems from but maybe, just maybe there’s a grain of truth here somewhere.And even though I’m writing this from the perspective of someone who’s lived in France for the past 3 years - and also from the point of view of being married to one of these fascinating creatures, I promise I won’t be too biased, ok?
What’s more, the irreverent troublemaker spoke openly about his addictions, burnt cash on television programmes and thought nothing of recounting his sexual adventures with underage girls. That’s right, some of the worlds top beauties lined up in droves to be with the anti-hero. Kind of kooky, with wild unkempt hair, and a three-day growth, the unlikely screen idol, Romain Duris is the latest because of his acting ability. These men are far from being the prize catch in the looks department, so what is it about them that makes women swoon? Myth Number 2: French men know how to dress Ok, there are basically 3 different types of French dude.