English people take note: ' English humour' is a term Italians often use to describe a joke that just isn't funny.Think carefully before starting a conversation with “three nuns walked into a bar...” Kids In spite of the fact that Italians love kids, they are having fewer children than ever before.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.Early As in, 'don't bother being on time'. Fidanzato literally means “betrothed”, so when your Italian boyfriend or girlfriend starts referring to you as their findanzato/a it's a sign that things are getting serious.Play hard to get As a general rule, Italian women are good at this, so don't expect this to be easy guys. Scooter Photo: Shutterstock Italian men, listen up.
Men need to be prepared to give as good as they get!But now that the government has introduced a 'baby bonus' to those who reproduce it might not be long before you start to hear the pitter-patter of tiny feet.Look good If you're going on a date with anybody from any nationality you should always put a bit of effort into how you look.Aperitivo Photo: Ardo Beltz Let's start at the beginning.The informal Italian aperitivo is a great way to get to know your new love interest on a first date, without breaking the bank. You need to conquer an Italian woman, so be prepared to put the hours in and dedicate yourself to some serious romance.