While American men are criticized for how they treat a one-night-stand, Italian men pull out all the stops. And he will treat you with the same respect and interest he did when he was courting you.
You won't have to sneak past his roommates in the morning with heels in hand while he snores. Many foreigners in Italy are often unfairly perceived as 'cold' or 'dry' because they are a bit more reserved. He is passionate in everything he does, thinks and says, which can go from endearing to exhausting very quickly.
While Italian men have become some of my best friends, I wouldn't be quick to settle down with one.
The negative side of this is that, while you may also be a genius in the kitchen, your Italian partner might kick you out.
Dutch dates The general convention in Italy is that the guy will pay for your date, so gentlemen should make sure they bring enough money to cover the bill in case she doesn't offer to chip in.
He loves to eat, drink and spend time in the company of his friends and family. You've heard of someone being close with their family, but Italians take it to a whole new level.
There are few things in this world stronger than the bond between an Italian mother and her son.
He will buy you flowers, take you for a candlelit dinner and then for a moonlit walk around the piazza. An Italian man will tell you that you are the love of his life and there is no one more beautiful than you. Of course, there are exceptions, but in my experience, they're rare.