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Re: What is this attraction with Brits and Americans ? A few questions.
« Reply #75 on: June 20, 2007, 03:47:55 AM »
I just saw his lovely accent as a bonus....and now I don't even notice his accent until he says a particular phrase or word ...and then I look at him and smile and ask him to say it again hehehe

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Re: What is this attraction with Brits and Americans ? A few questions.
« Reply #76 on: July 30, 2007, 01:16:55 PM »
My Fiance is different then most men around the Bay Area where I am from. He is a lot more mature then anyone I have met or been with. He also has a great sense of humor and is my best friend. Not to say it is because he is from England that made him this way. It just so happened that's where he was from.




Re: What is this attraction with Brits and Americans ? A few questions.
« Reply #77 on: July 30, 2007, 04:24:49 PM »
When I met DH I DEFINATLY was not looking for a relationship as I was only here in England to study for 9 months but when i landed in England for the 1st time.. I had a funny feeling that I was here for longer that 9 months.... I cant describe the feeling, but i just knew i was meant to be here.

It may sounds weird but I felt as if there was something drawing me to England my whole life.  I used to tell my mom when i was 10 years old I was going to marry an English-man (mostly because i had a crush on Hugh Grant.. hehe).  I honestly think DH and I were meant to meet..  not because he is English, but because hes my soulmate  :)


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Re: What is this attraction with Brits and Americans ? A few questions.
« Reply #78 on: July 30, 2007, 04:33:13 PM »


It may sounds weird but I felt as if there was something drawing me to England my whole life.  I used to tell my mom when i was 10 years old I was going to marry an English-man (mostly because i had a crush on Hugh Grant.. hehe).  I honestly think DH and I were meant to meet..  not because he is English, but because hes my soulmate  :)

LOL it was kind of similar for me too... I always joked when I was younger that someday I would be off the the U.K., fall completely in love with a British man and stay there and live happily ever after :)  and my first time in the U.K. when I went to meet my bf I felt so at home there, like I was always meant to find my way to him there someday.

I wasn't even really looking to meet someone in England specifically... I met my bf online and I didn't even know right away he was from England. Although that certainly did nothing to turn me off LOL  ;)
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Re: What is this attraction with Brits and Americans ? A few questions.
« Reply #79 on: July 30, 2007, 04:40:43 PM »
I think Brits, deep down, appreciate how outgoing and friendly Americans are, whereas Americans love the British accent and wry sense of humor.


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Re: What is this attraction with Brits and Americans ? A few questions.
« Reply #80 on: July 30, 2007, 06:13:31 PM »
My Fiance is different then most men around the Bay Area where I am from. He is a lot more mature then anyone I have met or been with. He also has a great sense of humor and is my best friend. Not to say it is because he is from England that made him this way. It just so happened that's where he was from.
I'm in the Bay Area so I definitely know what you mean although some of my friends here don't get it.  I tease them by saying that I had to find a man in another country because of how most of the men are here, lol.  But really, I just think I found someone special in the world and just because he's in another country, it doesn't mean he can't be the right one for me.
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Re: What is this attraction with Brits and Americans ? A few questions.
« Reply #81 on: August 16, 2008, 11:55:59 AM »
Thats a tough one!
I met my BF online 2 years ago. Prior to this I had been happy with me fellow Brit men and had never really looked for a US guy. I just met him and fell in love I do think if I found him round the corner from me here that I would still have loved him..

Having said that he is American and has the accent and cute little Minnesota 'ways' which I have never met in a guy before so I suppose I go and contradict myself as that is partly what makes him who he is and who I love.. ;D
Hmm and the accent has grown on me considerably....  ;)

 
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Re: What is this attraction with Brits and Americans ? A few questions.
« Reply #82 on: January 25, 2009, 07:31:00 AM »
GAWD.....I just love the way he looks at me, the way he smiles, laughs, walks around, sleeps, eats, dresses, jokes, brushes his teeth, flips thru the tv stations nonstop regardless of what is on, makes me tea....he always says the most insightful things, he always supports anything i do, and on top of it he is just dead sexy.

I especially loooooooove how he makes me wake up feeling like the luckiest girl in the world, every day.

I don't know if it has to do with his britishness at all, but I'm cool with whatever it is.


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Re: What is this attraction with Brits and Americans ? A few questions.
« Reply #83 on: January 25, 2009, 03:54:52 PM »
In reading some other posts I totally agree...my fiance is my best friend and can make me laugh so hard I cry..he seems to be a little different then most of the men I have dated here in the states..but in a good way...He seems to be that old fashioned type of man...a gentleman and the fact that he loves me for whom I am is great...and it doesn't hurt he reminds me of Colin Firth hehe...I have had a lot of my friends and people I have met ask me why I had to meet someone from another country...were you that hard up for a date...and that isn't it at all...is just happened to be that my soulmate didn't live near me...and I think it is wonderful that we had a chance to find each other...And I agree with Rosiebee...if my fiance lived here in the States and I met him I still think we would have fallen in love...because I just think we were meant to be...
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Re: What is this attraction with Brits and Americans ? A few questions.
« Reply #84 on: October 26, 2009, 02:02:11 PM »
I just saw his lovely accent as a bonus....and now I don't even notice his accent until he says a particular phrase or word ...and then I look at him and smile and ask him to say it again hehehe



Me too, except I giggle at him. He's from Leicester so pronounces tongue as "tong" LOL


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Re: What is this attraction with Brits and Americans ? A few questions.
« Reply #85 on: January 28, 2010, 04:31:14 PM »
I wasn't looking for a Brit either, or a relationship at all. I was just having fun on the internet meeting different people and socializing. Then he found me. I didn't hear his voice for weeks after we'd met, so the accent didn't take part in my falling for him. I will admit, though, that when I heard his Welsh accent I swooned. I'm used to the English accent (friends, films, TV), but the Welsh was new to me. Three and a half years later and his accent still turns me to mush.

I will say this, though, and I'm not saying that it has anything to do with my husband being British, but he has treated me better than any American guy I'd ever met, including the Hispanic ones. He also feels more loved and cared for than he had in the past with any British girl. But, I don't know if that counts since I'm Latina and a lot of us tend to be more passionate than most American women (so I hear!).
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Re: What is this attraction with Brits and Americans ? A few questions.
« Reply #86 on: February 04, 2010, 02:00:12 AM »
Re the men, the Brits are not so macho.  They're more relaxed and even the hetro men dance together!  They're not uptight about gay people, vegetarians or anyone else that's different, and are basically more sensitive.  On the bad side, they don't clean or have domestic abilities like the yanks do!
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Re: What is this attraction with Brits and Americans ? A few questions.
« Reply #87 on: February 04, 2010, 11:00:31 AM »
Re the men, the Brits are not so macho.  They're more relaxed and even the hetro men dance together!  They're not uptight about gay people, vegetarians or anyone else that's different, and are basically more sensitive.  On the bad side, they don't clean or have domestic abilities like the yanks do!

I agree about the "not so macho" thing! That's one of the things I absolutely love about my husband. And he can talk about his feelings like any woman can, lol

But, I guess I lucked out on this one... My husband does chores! Funny, though, when he lived with his mother he never lifted a finger, but once he was living with me he did everything, from cooking, to doing laundry, taking care of the baby (and me), and even getting my older boys ready for school. He's great ♥ :)

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Re: What is this attraction with Brits and Americans ? A few questions.
« Reply #88 on: February 04, 2010, 11:46:22 AM »
Re the men, the Brits are not so macho.  They're more relaxed and even the hetro men dance together!  They're not uptight about gay people, vegetarians or anyone else that's different, and are basically more sensitive.  On the bad side, they don't clean or have domestic abilities like the yanks do!
Hee hee!  The thought of my British hubby dancing with another man--no way!  But no-one in our social circle is uptight about alternative lifestyles, but there are plenty of old-fashioned bigots here in the north of England.  I'm just glad they are not included in my friends....
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Re: What is this attraction with Brits and Americans ? A few questions.
« Reply #89 on: February 04, 2010, 02:37:28 PM »
Hee hee!  The thought of my British hubby dancing with another man--no way!  But no-one in our social circle is uptight about alternative lifestyles, but there are plenty of old-fashioned bigots here in the north of England.  I'm just glad they are not included in my friends....

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