To start off it’ll be helpful to know some words in the dating vocabulary.
For instance, if you want to say that you’re dating someone, as in boyfriend/girlfriend, you’d say .
The article goes so far as to even suggest places where one can find a sexy foreigner (grad school hangouts at Columbia or NYU, for example).
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In addition, apparently only Americans like to “date around”.
In Europe, as in Asia, once there is mutual romantic interest between a man and a woman, they are deemed Boyfriend-Girlfriend.
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The article talks about how the best way to find a meaningful relationship is to find Non-Americans.
In the US, men will spread their romantic interest across multiple channels, slowly weaning away the options until they find one that they think worthy enough to have “the conversation” with.
Almost like choosing a major between your freshman and sophomore years.
An interesting article by Fisman, Iyengar, Kamenica, and Simonson summarizes this point nicely: “We are able to document convincingly that same-race pairings are the result of preferences rather than exposure to dating opportunities” In other words, if some woman is on her Junior Year Abroad in Barcelona, odds are very strong that she will end up pairing with another American because of underlying preference, even though she is entirely surrounded by available Spaniards. First, it means that the premise for the Observer article is an isolated example and should be taken with a grain of salt.