French dating customs in france
(I’m a sucker for a good fairytale-wedding ending).
We all want to believe that the wedding automatically leads to a happily ever after.
In France, religion is declining in general, and therefore less people see the need for religious binding.
There’s also a rise in civil partnerships, which means a decrease in legal marriages.
They don’t go to the bathroom with the door open and they don’t feel the need to tell their partner everything (of course, this is different than keeping secrets, which is never okay, even in the French person’s modern relationship).
They don’t have to do everything together, and prefer to have at least some separate interests, friends, and routines. They would never even imagine finding fulfillment in a man or a relationship.
But when it comes to a real-life, no-frills relationship, are we really set up for the best success?
Whatever () amount of complaining is necessary is reserved for girl friends over a glass of wine.They would never stop putting in the hard work to keep romance alive, married or not, and they don’t get married for the sake of a fairytale ending.We may expect the country that contains the City of Love to be the most idealistic and romantic, but when it comes to relationships, they’re actually very realistic.But even if our hearts are sold on the fairytale, deep down we know better.We know marriage takes hard work and patience and 42% of them end in divorce.
After all, you spend so much time with this person, shouldn’t it be the person who you laugh with the most, tell everything to, likes everything that you like, and is generally just a good friend?