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Don’t assume someone’s into you just because they agree to go on a date As mentioned above, Americans are dating hobbyists, so you might find people prepared to go out with you just to keep their hand in, so to speak. On an American date, it’s perfectly acceptable to turn up with platonic intentions, admit this early on and still have quite a nice time.
Daytime dates are a thing here If they can avoid it, Brits don’t do scary stuff by daylight.
On this side of the pond we had Bridget Jones who seemed to be suggesting that the state of affairs would be considerably less than glam, although, still pretty exciting for a suburban teenager trying to imagine life beyond drinking too many Archers and lemonades and getting off with the same boy, again.
What seemed certain based on what I was watching was that early adult life would be marked, definitively, by some kind of ‘singles’ or ‘dating’ culture.
I may not have gone on a first date in over a decade but this much I know: dating in Britain happens at night. And if you don’t end the night with a snog and cursory fumble then it’s safe to assume that one or possibly both parties was more turned on by the cutlery you used at dinner than the person sitting opposite. S., serial dating is as common as eating cereal for breakfast. Furthermore it’s okay—expected even—for you to mention that you’re also seeing other people. invention designed to sanitize the process of mate selection and make it seem less murky, awkward and heart-rending than it actually is.
This will likely guarantee your exclusion from most second dates with an American.
One of the areas of difference between my American culture and that of my British counterpart’s was our attitudes about health and wellness.