) What the person was saying of course was how making a reference to a song by a singer of a certain era was a way of revealing the approximate age of the speaker. But it is interesting to note that in this meaning the English “date” and all its derived forms have been borrowed en masse into Québécois French. What I think the author is trying to say is be comfortable by yourself, i.e.I then asked myself just how would one translate this idea into French. “date yourself” and stop waiting (endlessly) for the right person.But first, check out the latest episode of Bustle's Sex and Relationships podcast, I Want It That Way: If there's one thing I've learned as I've gotten older, it's that confidence is key in every situation.And what can boost your confidence better than delving into a new hobby and owning it?This change is already quite advanced in Québécois French and also appears to be spreading in European French. All my friends have plans, and I find myself alone.Not only will you feel better, but it'll be easier to use good judgment about when and who you engage in sexual activity." There you have it — an ironclad reason to stay in and ~get to know yourself~ instead of going out.
It was this way that I discovered the magic of self-love and self-care, and you can too.
This brings up the interesting subject of how to translate into French the various words and concepts around this meaning of “to date (someone)”. Usually called false friends or faux amis, these words are often, as we have seen here, very tricky to translate. For example are very different from their English cousins “eventually” and “actually”. The other interesting thing to keep in mind is that the French language is changing and interaction with English is having an effect on these similar words.
How would one translate things like : We started dating a year ago. The French seems to taking on this English sense of “to go out someone”.
Hopefully, that independence will help your next actual relationship be balanced and not co-dependent. "Sexual release is good for you — mentally, emotionally and physically," Hogi says.
"Self pleasure is a skill that you should master and there's no time like the present to do so!