As a Brit married to an American woman I feel I can have a go at writing this… Aversion To Therapy The British male tendency to keep a stiff upper lip, repress their emotions and only ever consider visiting a hospital when a bone is poking out through the skin is not attractive. Due to a lower legal age (16 for entering a pub, 18 for buying alcohol) in the UK, British men see going out for a drink – and even having one too many – as a regular and normal part of their lives.Being in touch with your inner self (or even admitting emotions exist outside the realm of sports teams) is a good thing however, and something that American men seem to do well — or at least better than Brits. They could have been drinking for years before you even had your first beer, so in a country that had Prohibition and still has “dry” counties, it’s not surprising that attitudes to drinking are different – and that it’s something you might find hard to get used to. Sweets For My Sweet Jokes about bad British gnashers aside (and don’t all American children get braces on their teeth regardless of whether they need them anyway?Rules, regulations and expensive game tickets changed all that, so you can be sure that every British man watching Fox Sports won’t turn into a baying gorilla as soon as he sees a soccer ball.Also, many British men love cricket — a complicated game full of rules that looks like a bit like baseball and has some of the same principles — though everyone plays in matching white uniforms and the games last many hours, even days. Despite any talk of today’s Britain being a “classless society,” distinctions and differences assumed about someone’s background, education, job, and bank balance still cloud many people’s judgment there.What other traits should American women expect when dating a Brit? ” “Because you only go out with English or Irish guys.” “Haha, you know me too well. As university was free for many decades in the UK, it’s quite likely British men will have attended college and hold a degree.
Whether a sign of creeping cultural imperialism or just an excuse to get bladdered on Bud Light and eat undercooked hotdogs, I'm unsure.I am an English major, and something like that can turn me on instantly.As Alycia Smith-Howard says it, getting to know an Englishman is, “A seduction of the mind.” But if you do a quick Google search on the matter, you’ll find scant information online relating to relationships between American women and British men.And overall, I found them swaggering, careerist, and utterly terrified of commitment.This undoubtedly says more about the type of men I go for than it does about North American blokes as a whole.