British culture dating
She was the antithesis of the ballerina; insisting she pave her own journey in life, irrespective of who she was with.
Sadly, when we were suddenly thrust into a long distance relationship, the reality set in that it was putting too much stress on our careers.
Recently, I went on two dates in New York within the space of a week, one with a Brit, the other with an American.
The Brit eerily reminded me of myself—she ate quickly, washed her food down with beer, and generally wasn't too concerned about how she might look to the outside world, let alone me.
But surely not all American girls thought British men had an endless supply of money?
They weren't all obsessed with fame and fortune, were they?
So with a heavy heart, it was the end of a fairytale love affair.