We’ve all dreamt about it: getting whisked away by a dreamy, well-dressed, heavy-accented European man and touring the continent together.Let’s face it, you’re reading this article right now because you have dreamt this fantasy at least once in your life.Along with tips from a few of our Campus Correspondents who’ve traveled abroad, you’ll have those Parisian men lining up to buy your next café au lait in no time. Don’t be surprised if, while you’re out to lunch with friends, a guy strikes up a conversation, or asks for your number.When it comes to meeting guys in Europe, a croissant bakery is often just as good a place as a dance club.They’ve got a whole new air about them than we’re used to.To help you navigate the waters of meeting and dating European men, we went straight to the source: the Euro-men themselves.WASHINGTON—Urging the assembled reporters to move things along, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer announced at a press conference Thursday that there was only enough time left in his career for a couple more questions.With the White House mired in controversy, comparisons to Washington’s most famous scandal have been common, if not always accurate.
The types of dates seen in movies – the formal ask, the fancy dinner and the entire dance that ensues simply doesn’t exist in the European mindset, in fact, the word “dating” isn’t even a part of their lexicon. Unlike American culture, where there’s almost a rite of passage which takes two people from “hooking up” to “seeing each other” to “dating” to “exclusive”, these labels just aren’t a focus or concern for European men. Rather, the mentality is, “I like you, I want to see you, and if it’s enjoyable, let’s keep seeing each other”.Sure, they will go out for dinner and do fun activities, but it’s not packaged up in a formal and contrived manner. It’s more organic and instead of defining the relationship in order to know how to act, they let the relationship unfold and the label of boyfriend/girlfriend just naturally develops in the process. European men are comfortable with women, which leads to respect for women.Perhaps this has to do with their upbringing, where it’s very normal for boys and girls to play and intermingle together.For many of us, Europe has been the dream getaway, filed away with exotic destinations, food, and people.After spending nearly a year in Europe, talking to a few friends with European boyfriends, and I myself dating a German for 6 months, it’s time to give you the lowdown about how your European fantasy will probably fare in reality.WASHINGTON—His heart racing in terror as he struggled to breathe, Vice President Mike Pence was reportedly flooded with panic Thursday before he realized the hand resting on his knee during a conference at the White House was his own.