Why is it that we Americans are so afraid to show affection in public?
“Linda” (beautiful), they will often blurt out, with infatuation and fervor.
It is almost as if it's in their DNA to flatter women; they just can’t help it.
He would rave about how beautiful he found me to be, send me romantic song lyrics and just weeks after we started dating, he told me he loved me.
From then on, he made sure to remind me of that constantly.
Irresistible lure aside, after spending nine months in Brazil, I came to really appreciate certain facets of romance and dating there that tend to be lackluster stateside.