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It just took me a while to realize that this might have nothing to do with etiquette at all, but rather, it might be because American women are more anxious than British women.They worry more about their appearance, political correctness and how others perceive them.I tried to brush this off—preconceptions are always dangerous when entering any sort of relationship.Still, when I met my first girlfriend in 2007, a ballerina who had recently moved from San Francisco, I was immediately taken aback by an overarching obsession with status and money.Recently, I went on two dates in New York within the space of a week, one with a Brit, the other with an American.
Sadly, when we were suddenly thrust into a long distance relationship, the reality set in that it was putting too much stress on our careers.
Money and salary is brought up frequently, and name dropping is prevalent in a good portion of conversations, especially in Los Angeles where status is paramount.
British girls, meanwhile, do not spend the same amount of money on themselves as American girls, nor do they expect you to spend a lot on them.
If a bumbling buffoon like Hugh Grant could steal Julia Roberts' heart in , anything was possible.
It was the summer of 2006 when I first landed in New York as a 19-year-old, laden with warnings about American girls: they're high maintenance, my friends told me.
This does not happen in American culture, where women rarely make fun of themselves. American family dynamics is still something that remains a bit of a mystery to me.