Dating a greek
Start slow: a nice Italian espresso or a long walk on some historic street. Know the entire history of the cities in which you live - who the fountains are named after, who the statues are. Take her hand, lead her to the perfect part of the venue – not in the centre, not too far back. Talk in a way that they're not used to - not the typical 'northern' lines, because 60% of all human communication is body language, with 30% being the tone, meaning 90% percent isn’t coming out of your mouth.
Know the most romantic little cafés, bistros and trattorias, the candlelit places where you can be alone and drink the most fantastic wine. Hold hands – the second time you will check her reaction. At this moment she should be enjoying everything you say - or that’s what she thinks!
There is passion for the feminine, but no real love for the female, admiration for the lady, but contempt for the woman.
An educated woman is doomed in the face of a sweet ignorant one, the experienced one scores far fewer points than the innocent. If you are determined to get involved with a Greek man, there are several rules you should follow.
Dancing is in the schedule, depending on the music.
She has already had a couple of drinks which make her feel relaxed and more confident.
Tell the lady what's on the menu, what she should try. Your female companion will be wondering: is he that cool, or just pretending? Whisper into her ear, listen to her carefully, gaze into her eyes, but know the limit – don't make her feel uncomfortable.
Up until this step, you might only have brushed her upper hand or maybe the back of her hair for a while to check for reactions. Place your hand on the middle of her back, not too low (yet! Know how to make her feel that she rules the game, even if this is false!
Second, not only should he not live with his mother, but she should live as far away as possible.
In hindsight, I have wondered about my admittedly close-minded behavior.
The stories of Greek heroes’ infidelity and hanky panky are the stuff of legend. Jason, married to Medea and whose charms without which he could not have survived, still betrayed her by marrying an Athenian princess, quite younger.
He knew full well that he was going against his vow that he would never cheat on her.
Same theme with Theseus, who according to both literary and historical record was an arrogant jerk.
I was finally in a relationship with a guy who adored me, who shared my interests and passions, and who wasn't afraid to make a commitment.