Dating british men

is a ten-part series that will take you through the dating ups and downs, it can be considered a guide as what to do — or, what not to do — depending on how you look at it. The first date Your date will be a gent and hold the door. Brits are typically reserved and refrain from making over-the-top gestures. What to expect He may not ask for your opinion on where to go or what you like.

Here are some tidbits based on my experiences dating British men from England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. He’ll bring the charm, probably knocking your socks off. It’s nice to contribute but some Brits are old-fashioned and do the planning for you.

The problem is that I never seem - at least in Britain - to be able to get past the first date!

They weren't all obsessed with fame and fortune, were they?

Was American culture really as shallow as my friends had warned? She was a down-to-earth Midwesterner with ambitions in New York City theater.

I am not the only American woman that has the problem, as several of my fellow countrywomen complain of the same thing with the lovely men of these shores. I am not aggressive or pushy or shy or any of the stereotypical things that would turn a man off.

Back home a date that stretched on - by the man's own suggestion, not mine - from drinks, to dinner, to after dinner coffee, with conversation throughout - and then possibly even a good-night kiss would mean he was interested in at least getting to know the woman better! It seems that I can engage in good conversation and emails, even telephone conversations prior to the dates ...