Why is it that French men can be so romantic without breaking a sweat? Case in point... I was procrastinating about writing Thank You notes to my father's pallbearers (they were six of my cousins, the Probate Judge and the Circuit Clerk of my small hometown). What better way to waste good daylight than to surf the 'net for soft-porn news? Calm down, you prudes out there. Soft-porn news isn't what you think. It's that fluff stuff that we waste so much time on: the Top-Ten Most Caffeinated Cities, 7 Ways to Lose Belly-Fat, 5 Gas Sipping Trucks. You get the idea.
I came across 100 Things to Renew Your Faith in Love. Just what the estrogen-heavy demographic needs to put off what we should really be doing.
One man, from Paris no less, said that he loves his girl because "she is comfort; loving like an embrace. Her eyes look like home." Do they teach this stuff in school over there? Do guys learn it from their fathers? No wonder they're world-renowned for being such great lovers!
A lot of our guys could use some pointers. If you want to get somewhere with your gal, talk to her. Tell her she looks terrific. Tell her other things as well. It's amazing what words can do to a woman. And you'll be amazed at the fringe benefits to which the simple act of talking will lead.