Most obviously their accent sets them apart from the American boys back home. Maybe it’s the movies we’ve watched growing up that portrayed princes and princesses with these accents that created this obsession, but there is something about a British accent that makes you feel like birds are singing in your ears.
I laugh as I say that, I have honestly asked Chris to say “I love it when you scratch your butt” because with his accent, it’s still memorising.
When I first went to England I was there purely to have fun, and enjoy my time with my lovely friend.
UK daters want to relax at home on a Saturday night, and are more willing to meet in person right away than US daters, which suggests we trust our instincts and don't like to waste too much time with all that online back-and-forth.
We're also more willing to date outside our preferred body type. Of course, courtship rituals differ across the world, in China the women don't so much flirt as “Sajiao” ("unleash coquettishness") which signals a man should treat her like a princess if he is hoping to date her.
Whether a sign of creeping cultural imperialism or just an excuse to get bladdered on Bud Light and eat undercooked hotdogs, I'm unsure.
However, it's made me think about the differences between us and our pals across the pond.