With the French and Anglo cultures tending to differ there are undoubtedly a few clashes when it comes to jumping into bed with one another. There are no moral hang-ups about sex in France, she says. There's no link to morality," says Mazaurette. Here we have sex because it's a cool activity. If something physical is happening, just enjoy it". Basically it's pretty straightforward, she says.
Of course the French have better sex if our idea of sex is limited to men's ideals
Days In Paris: French Sex - The Frisky
Registered in Ireland: French laws on privacy afford protection to everyone — presidents and CEOs as well as secretaries and football players. But the widely-accepted rules of the affair in France also mean that players should be discreet enough for affairs to remain invisible, even to close companions and partners. However, friends will cheerfully discuss their affairs with each other — in complete confidence of course. French people perceive their social environment as tolerant and permissive, so that they can rely on tacit or even active support for any affairs. Three-quarters of the French believe that their close friends would favour extramarital flings and affairs: they would certainly not seek to dissuade anyone. Within Europe, the French have possibly the most permissive views on affairs and casual flings, which are taken for granted as something that happen throughout life, if you are lucky.
T here's really nothing like a conversation with someone who doesn't live here to make you remember how puritanical America is when it comes to sexuality — and women's pleasure, specifically. There is just first sex" , open relationships and sex toys. Short version: I'll see you all in Paris. Mazaurette seems genuinely baffled by the curious coupling of American prudishness and male-centric sex: she worries that any American man she might date would think she was a "slut" based on French norms, and she doesn't understand why American women give unreciprocated blow jobs. It's very mysterious to me, why an American woman would do that," she told O'Connor.
Looks like my fantasies of having a heated romance and great romps in bed with a Frenchman or men might be shot. Both the women and men admitted to trying to get out of sex by using excuses such as headaches, stress, tiredness or the children being nearby. Wait a minute here. And trying to get out of sex? Help is on the way, though.