Thousands of single ladies log in daily to check their mailboxes hoping for a message from an interested man. It’s social networking for people you haven’t met yet.My theory is that Europeans feel a lot safer in their tiny familiar communities, little towns and social circles where everyone knows everyone, that they are a lot more afraid to commit to one person within this already-figured-out social life.Americans, on the other hand, can feel a lot more lost in the crowd of a huge, diverse population and thus are more likely to commit to someone without making it the search for the Holy Grail.Of course this is obviously not true for every single American, but it is the view that is generally conveyed to the outside.
Today, dating site contains thousands of personal profiles of EU men and EU women who are looking for true love, new romantic relationships, new friends or simply for good company.
Well, for one, it has obvious, superficial reasons, such as the typically super-white teeth and perfectly groomed appearances that Americans tend to have compared to their more natural-yet-not-necessarily-better-looking European counterparts.
But then again, Americans tend to dress up less often and like wearing their sneakers and sweatpants everywhere without ever being judged, a level of a relaxed attitude I would sometimes like to see in my own country.
From my experience at an American university, I understand that dating in the U. is a lot more spontaneous and relies a lot less on checking every detail about the other person.
Love is found, and dismissed, very casually and almost according to the preferences of the particular day.