Paris dating blog
Picking up and moving countries is tough no matter the circumstances, and expat life in Paris is hard (and also Like the day I tried to open up a French phone plan and found out I needed a French bank account, only to be told by the bank that I needed a French address, which was all fine and good except that the real estate agencies refused to call me back without a French number.During that period it would have been nice to have someone there to tell me that I wasn’t going insane.And at the end of the day I can say that I did this all on my own.I got my ex-boss to write a lettre d’honneur to say that I was living at his address (I believe he still receives my bank statements to this day) in order to open up a bank account.It would have also been handy to have someoneaccompany me to my real estate viewings, who might have been able to spot that apartment number one would have a jazz band playing beneath it until 1am, or that apartment number two had so little ventilation that mold would soon start growing behind all of my furniture.Most importantly, it would have been nice to have a shoulder to cry on during those days when my resolve was being tested and I started to ask myself if the Paris dream was worth all the hassle (and to reassure me that yes, yes, it certainly was! There are also so many ways that my experience of living in Paris has been enhanced by the fact that I came here on my own.But, by the way God, if you’re reading this, and you happen to know of any single, Ryan Gosling-esque French men who don’t have commitment issues then — you know — feel free to throw them in my direction.
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I think I have have some sort of guard up preventing myself from seeing Tim as anything more than a very close friend. I wasn’t being critical, nor do I think it’s a big deal. I’m a product of growing up with out any money, so now that I make some money, I get nervous and like to save. I get uncomfortable talking about what could happen in the next 40 days.