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Everyone seems to celebrate Independence Day, these days.On the back of every pub toilet door (and believe me, I spend a lot of time in pub toilets) there seems to be a flyer for their 4th of July piss-up.Whether a sign of creeping cultural imperialism or just an excuse to get bladdered on Bud Light and eat undercooked hotdogs, I'm unsure.However, it's made me think about the differences between us and our pals across the pond.In my (albeit limited) experience, it seems like American women and English men often find romance, yet American men and English women make for unlikely couples. That’s four visits to England, a shit-ton of Scotch eggs, an obsession with Princess Di or Jack the Ripper (depends on the day), a fair amount of hearing about how dumb Americans are and a lot of insight into the culture. Is it their tendency to colonize and blindly follow a monarchy? So, to help you catch your very own British man, here are some tips — from a few British men themselves. But in America, the accent elevates me, and, well, prettier girls — like 9s — tend to like you more.You’ll find this a challenge, though luckily cricket pitches are few and far between in the U. Then there’s rugby, though that’s very close in spirit to U. football — though rugby players don’t have all that “ooo, don’t hurt me” protective equipment. In the dating arena, this means that you may find British men can be either snobby and dismissive, or jealous and resentful.
He was English, witty, slightly bumbling, and had a crooked smile. He was also part of an emerging pattern: He wasn't the first British guy I'd romantically clicked with. When I first moved to Beijing right after graduating from Brown, I never intended to fall for so many English guys.But where we love their accents and quirks, they love ours.At parties I was likened to Harry Potter and asked to say phrases like “you’re a wizard Harry”. I'd like to think that I did know, but judging by how headfirst I was diving into the relationship, I couldn't have been sure.How does a girl from Texas end up with a tendency to go after English guys? Three years and four English boyfriends later, I was left wondering the same thing.