Tips dating italian man
Also don’t hesitate to ask for advice, Italian men love to give advice on everything from which handbag goes best with your outfit to how to make your lasagna recipe even better (although it will never be as good as his mother’s).Unfortunately (or fortunately depending on how you look at things), gender roles are still quite prevalent in Italy.There's already enough pressure when it comes to dating, why add more stress and think about the age thing if you really like this dude? My parents set me up with unrealistic expectations of romance.If you enjoyed this article, check out my blog post How to Snag (and Keep) an Italian man About Jasmine Mah Jasmine is a former pharmacist, foodie, and fashionista from Alberta, Canada living the sweet life in Bergamo, Italy.A city girl with a country heart, she currently curates all things fabulous and Italian on her blog Questa Dolce Vita and enjoys drinking wine in her spare time.
Although, I call J "Kid" in this super-cute, ironic way.Another “old school” point is that Italian men don’t particularly like women who curse frequently; I’ve never heard one bad word come out of my future mother-in-law’s mouth.Other examples of highly coveted behaviours are baking a cake to bring to a dinner party or helping to clean up after (along with all the other WAGs).In all my experience with Italy, I have never ever seen an Italian girl drunkingly stumble in her Ferragamos. You have to get used to getting slotted into second place in many situations and accepting unsolicited advice from your Italian man’s mother.We all love our mums, but I don’t think anyone loves their mamma as much as an Italian man. Many WAGs may take offense to this and I know that it can cause a lot of tension in the relationship, so…you’ve been warned.Are you dating an older fellow or thinking about dipping your toes into that more mature water? Or, in Jess's (Zooey Deschanel's character, for those of you who aren't fans yet) case, don't ask about his health: "How's your prostate? Our bodies are decaying."DO relish in the fact that guys get better looking with age, but you'll always be the hot, younger girlfriend.Well, my dears, you've come to the right place. DON' T complain about turning "halfway to 50" when he's "one year til 30". And I've added a couple of my own tips for good measure, since I am the younger woman and all. DON' T point out how "cute" his first grey chest hair is (OOPS). But I've been watching and compiled a list of DOs and DON' Ts from Jess's experience dating the sophisticated Dermot Mulroney as Fancypants, who's a whopping twelve years older.So in addition to getting your man to do to “manly” tasks, you guessed it…they typically like you to take care of tasks traditionally done by women fifty years ago.Some examples are cooking like you won Master Chef Italy, ironing dish towels, and cleaning like a mad woman.