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You're just bumping the naughty bits, and that's why we North Americans have so many, varied terms for what is essentially a no strings attached sexual relationship. So let's call dating what it really is: a way to get to know a complete stranger to see if they're a possible romantic partner for the long haul.There's a ridiculous amount of social pressure in North America to have sex, for men to have "more" partners, and for women to detach emotionally and make it "okay". It isn't an excuse to 'test the merchandise', or 'see how I feel in six months', or even, 'give him a taste'.It's all about being thankful - even if Jo and Blair have to give up everything except each other.Sequel to 'A Very Special Polniaczek Thanksgiving'.Natalie and Tootie get stranded in New York after attending a rock concert when they were meant to be on a school field trip.It's up to Jo and Blair to get them back to Peekskill and keep Mrs Garrett from finding out.
It's easy, pretty much every knows what that means, and if for some reason they're confused, I say, "You know Carrie in Sex in the City?
In France however, there's no such thing as a dating columnist.
I've been a semi-fluent French speaker since my youth, yet trying to share what I did perplexed most French, Belgian and Swiss folks I encountered. My male friends scoffed, my female friends swooned.
Jo comes back into Blair's life unexpectedly and two women renew their friendship, which deepens when tragedy strikes Blair's family.
This tragedy tears Blair's marriage apart, and Jo is on hand to help pick up the pieces, as they try to ignore undercurrents of attraction of a different kind.
Almost everyone I met in Europe in their mid 20s to 30s had had one, maybe two, very long term partnerships, and perhaps one casual, one night stand. It's really a method, and a pretty intelligent one at that, to get to know someone before you bond physically with another person.