15 美国人的爱情观 (咨询培训): 15 How the Americans view love
An old song says that “ love makes the world go around.” If you watch Americans on Valentine´s Day, you can believe it. The whole country breaks out with little red hearts. Love-struck people give cards, flowers and candy to their sweethearts. You might call it an annual celebration of love.
The American concept of love and romance begins with dating. Young people date in several ways. At first they might have group dates with several boys and girls together. Later, they start going on single dates--just one boy and one girl. Sometimes a boy and a girl will go to a movie. Maybe they will go to a party at a friend’ s house. Or they might go out to eat.
When two couple go out together, it’ s called double dating. A friend might even arrange a blind date for you with someone you don’ t know. That doesn’ t mean you keep your eyes closed the whole evening! You just don’ t know who your partner wil