You get to learn all about another country’s customs and culture, all while being wined and dined by a person with a sexy accent. Here are 10 things I learned when dating someone from a different country: Accents never get old. It’s reaffirmed time and time again in movies, on TV, and just plain old life (are you listening, Hemsworth brothers? I’ll admit it — an accent can be the difference between me being attracted to someone or not.
The one thing I didn’t account for is that the accent NEVER gets old.
Dating someone from another country is something everyone should experience it at least once during their life.
It puts spice into dating someone new, especially if that person speaks another language.
You’d think that eventually, you’ll stop noticing it and that after awhile, they’ll stop sounding so damn charming every time they order their lunch… Long-distance is way harder when they’re in another country.
According to a study by Eurostat, nearly 9% of marriages in the UK include a foreign-born spouse, while across Europe nearly 30% of people cite love as their reason for moving to another country.
This policy might prevent situations like the one Vanessa, 25, found herself in when she realized the guy she'd been dating for seven months wasn't pro-choice.
"It came out that he was more conservative [and] religious than I thought, and he was antiabortion," she recalled. " After trying to make it work for two more months, she realized their differences were irreconcilable.
It's not just couples that have a problem with it—36 percent say their parents would care what political party their significant other belonged to.
That's probably why one in three people polled likes to bring politics up on the first date to make sure there aren't any deal-breakers.