He had observed that Parisians never held the door open for the person following them; this was, on the contrary, one of the polite gestures of everyday life that had most struck me in Paris.
He also said that people barged out of the lift in a "survival-of-the-fittest" rush, whereas I had often been quite embarrassed by the fact that people would wait for me to leave the lift (or go through the door, etc) first.
The dating cultures are just You might wonder how people get to know each other then.Well, we usually go out in groups and meet within this social group. If you are already friends with the guy, you just spend more time together, get a coffee after school or share a meal at your apartment, and flirt a little bit.If you just met at a party, well, you kiss, and things evolve naturally.And when “je t’aime” becomes a regular sentence pronounced in the relationship, it will also be kept private: I’ve never heard some of my friends who have been together for years say “I love you” to each other. Our cultural differences start from the little things, and I find it beyond intriguing to see how the country we live in influences even the way we act in our love life.It’s all about social codes, and I hope you enjoyed learning about the ones of where I’m from!