GirlGI | Girl Gone International GirlGI Issue 4 - Page 68

French, they tend to move much faster than I’m used to, leading to some uncomfortable end of the night decisions of, ‘should I stay or should I go’? It’s not as simple as when in Rome, do as the Romans; I’ve gone wrong following either approach. Not going home with one Francais bruised his ego so badly he never called me again whereas on another occasion it left le garcon dying to see me. Giving in and staying over on the first date has led to both disappointment and some of the most passionate nights of my life. Other forms of forwardness can be manifested in situations that many foreign femmes would find inappropriate. Since being in Paris, I’ve had to dodge undesired feisty flirtations from bosses, indecent proposals by married men and unfair pursuits