Share your first moments over the food of your country.If you’re in Melbourne, try the Grossi Florentino Grill for it’s famed authentic Italian menu.Case in point: last summer I met your typical Italian-American goombah at an aperitivo on the Isola one night.Super nice guy; friendly, well-groomed, successful career—the whole meatball.What do Natalia Imbruglia, Vanessa Amorosi and Tina Arena have in common?Besides being famous singers, they’re all Italian Australians – just a few of the 850,000 Australians who claim to have Italian heritage, according to the 2006 census.But if you’re looking specifically to meet an Italian-speaking partner, opportunities are even fewer.Word of mouth is a good way to find Italian people in Australia.
In the article, I suggest that in the Italian dating arena, we poor American men are severely handicapped—even totally disqualified—by our post-feminism sensitivities and political-correctness. We open doors, engage in smart conversation, avoid sexual innuendo, and never assume that an invitation for dinner or a drink is any more than just that.
What’s worse, we don’t even realize what we’re doing wrong. Silly us, we thought that our All-American charm and goodwill leftover from World War II would instantly ingratiate us with those belle ragazze.
The truth is, we don’t have the slightest clue of what’s going on right in front of us.
Think carefully about what you’ve learned from your conversations with your date so far and try to pick a date based on this information.
This will show how much you’ve listened and that you’re really interested.