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dating in a second language

Does Love Negate The Language Barrier?

This is why I always thought it'd be impossible to seriously date someone with whom I didn't share an equal level of fluency in at least one language. Idiomatic intimacy is important to me. I'm a writer. I like my conversations snappy and tangled with random references. I am also incredibly impatient. But eight months ago I met this guy from Paris who lives in New York. He was wicked smart and beautiful and treated me like a goddess. He also said things like, "Where iz zee restaurant? I'm so hungry I might pass away." Hmm. I figured we'd make sweet love a few times and move on. One date turned into 10, though, and now he's my boyfriend. Never in a million years did I think it would work out so well. Here's why.

love bytes

Love Bytes: Valentine's Day Edition

love bytes: 10 must-click love and relationship links: nerdy e-cards, 7 romantic hot spots to avoid, how to pick up a guy on Valentine's Day, 7 inexpensive gift ideas, 8 inexpensive outfits, and a movie mashup.