Hollywood would have us believe that they are romantic, misunderstood and - even if we leave them for another man - likely to move to Tennessee and build us a house on a lake with blue shutters and await our return.
But how do daters in the UK actually differ from daters in the US?
With that being said, here are some tidbits based on my experiences dating British men from England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. is a ten-part series that will take you through the dating ups and downs, it can be considered a guide as what to do — or, what not to do — depending on how you look at it. It’s definitely going to be up to you to start up the conversation. Under no circumstances is it okay for you to do your saved up Oliver Twist impersonation.
It’s not laziness but more like, “Why put in the effort when I don’t have to.” People say they have “Gaydar;” I have “Britdar.” I will be in a packed place and hear the one solo accent waft over the masses and land in my ear. If you spot a Brit with his huddled in a circle talking sports, he probably won’t lift his head up for air and you may be outnumbered by his mates. She worked in book publishing and transitioned into television.
Everyone seems to celebrate Independence Day, these days.
On the back of every pub toilet door (and believe me, I spend a lot of time in pub toilets) there seems to be a flyer for their 4th of July piss-up.
But where we love their accents and quirks, they love ours.