“We have this mentality of, ‘Why should I settle for Susan, who’s beautiful and smart, when I could turn the corner and meet Jessica, who’s just as smart and beautiful?
Again, like Casanova, they tend to give their all when with a woman.
There is no holding back on the romance and love declarations. Just beware that what an Italian man would say after one date can sound like something an American man would say after fifty (when drunk and having watched a romantic comedy he actually liked in his slightly altered state). Chances are your Italian guy will not only give you his all in conversations, but also in bed. There’s truth to the stories about Italian men living at home till they get married and then moving two blocks away from their mother.
These romantic declarations should be seen as something he means in the moment. Until you are certain you have the same values, future plans and intentions for the relationship, see everything an Italian man says as meaning something in the moment, not for the future. They like being cared for and to feel extremely special in the eyes of the woman they love.
But in the past two months, he’s been feeling spent by the mating game.
“In New York, everyone has this feeling that they have limitless options,” the Gramercy-based lawyer tells The Post.