Jean-Pierre, French

How long have you lived in Italy?
I have lived in Italy for about 3 years.

One word to sum up the dating experience in Rome?
Surreal

How did you meet your Italian wife?
I met her in New York at a party in the West Village. Someone who I called a friend at the time bought her to the party instead of bringing a bottle of wine. Va bene. He brought my future wife.

 

Do Italians go Dutch or does a gentleman pay for a girl’s meal here?
A gentleman pays for a girl’s meal here

Did your wife find your approach when you were courting her different from Italians’?
I just found out that apparently my approach was not that different from Italians. Not sure if I’m happy about that because I would like to think that I don’t have an approach that can’t you pigeonhole.

Are the Italians more passionate than Anglosaxons or is this just the stereotype?
Italians are more passionate…but I don’t like to generalize… So I would say they are passionate when it comes to arguing.

Your favourite place to spend Saturday or Sunday morning as a couple in Rome?
Sundays on our balcony with a book and a glass of wine and long walks in the African Quarter.

Your favourite restaurant for a dinner date?
Fud and Bir

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