This undoubtedly says more about the type of men I go for than it does about North American blokes as a whole.
But I cannot tell you how often I hear the same from British women.
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.
Or how about Jennifer Lawrence (and her Englishman Nicholas Hoult)?
Not to mention Gwen Stefani (and her husband, Londoner Gavin Rossdale).
British chaps would appear to be more old fashioned than their US equivalents, the data reveals.
And overall, I found them swaggering, careerist, and utterly terrified of commitment.
You may not be perfect, British men, but that's exactly why we like you.
The night I met George, the epitome of a charming Englishman, I was immediately drawn to him. After a long night out wandering the city with George, he put me into a cab. It hadn't even crossed my mind, but after the aloof coolness of the hipsters who populated my alma mater, Englishmen—with their jokes and their endearing awkwardness and their humor—were a welcome change.
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.