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I am not the only American woman that has the problem, as several of my fellow countrywomen complain of the same thing with the lovely men of these shores. I am not aggressive or pushy or shy or any of the stereotypical things that would turn a man off.
Back home a date that stretched on - by the man's own suggestion, not mine - from drinks, to dinner, to after dinner coffee, with conversation throughout - and then possibly even a good-night kiss would mean he was interested in at least getting to know the woman better! It seems that I can engage in good conversation and emails, even telephone conversations prior to the dates ...
But the trend seems to be that I will let a few days go by, then drop a text or email thanking him for the date - I won't suggest another date myself, as I have been told that is too forward for British men - only to be told "I didn't feel that spark" or something similar. I'm not a supermodel, but I'm also fairly attractive.
I am 5'3" tall with long dark hair and a size 12 - just as pretty and about the same size as most women walking around London. That is the only thing that is starting to make sense, which is of course not helping with the confidence issues developing from all of these first-date only experiences.
It could also be that while you are excellent company when you are with your friends, when you are on a date you are nervous and behave quite differently.
I am 30 years old, well-educated, well spoken, and I am told by both male and female friends that I am good company.This undoubtedly says more about the type of men I go for than it does about North American blokes as a whole.But I cannot tell you how often I hear the same from British women.Also British men are shy and they expect women to take the initiative, so a mere kiss goodnight could be interpreted as quite dismissive.
British men are also less sexist than most other men and less likely to jump to conclusions about women being 'easy'.
I have had several long term relationships and, if one were to judge the number of contacts made and dates gone on, then I've been rather "successful" with the internet dating.