France dating and marriage

With her honesty, her eye on French culture and her unique tone, Géraldine inspires expat women to take charge of their success in France by understanding, practicing and integrating every day.The legal age of consent in France is 18; girls aged between 15 and 18 can be married with the consent of at least one parent, but the government is planning to abolish this concession.Non-French citizens are entitled to be married in France, but divorcees and widows must wait 300 days after their divorce or the death of their spouse before being allowed to remarry (in case of pregnancy).

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As in many other Western countries, the average age for marriage is increasing and is almost 30 for men and 28 for women, who on average give birth for the first time at just under 30.

Almost 7.5m French citizens live without a partner, around 1m of whom are divorcees, and the number is growing each year.

The number of unmarried couples in France has quadrupled to around 2m in the last two decades (among Europeans only the Swedes are less keen on marriage).

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Today, thanks to my guest Dan Rock, you will discover the sometimes subtle, sometimes BIG differences between cultures that lead to dating difficulties.

), but mainly because of all those unwritten rules and HUGE cultural traps!

Not because of the language barrier (you always find ways to communicate!

Even if you’re not looking to date anyone, this episode provides very interesting insights into the French mind, and many fun little stories. What differences did you see between the French culture and yours?

(You’ll see me horrified by some of his tales…) Here is Dan Rock’s You Tube Channel And his website Un Américain en France The video « Sous-titre moi » by Eleonore Costes Et toi ? Share your story, we can all learn from your experience. 😉 Géraldine Géraldine Lepère is a French language and lifestyle expert who is 29 years old, and helps expat women integrate in France.

With her blog and her programs, she gives self-confidence and guidance to thousands of women willing to enjoy their new life.

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