Paris Syndrome

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“Où est ma nounou?”: What It’s Like Nannying in Paris

His mother said to me, “French mothers can be wild. That one in particular is a monster.”

Jun 23, 2020
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Learning to Live in France With(out) The Nose Wrinkle

My relationship with my French teachers became more like the ones I had with my therapists: I desperately wanted them to like me.

Feb 19, 2020
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Living in Paris, I’m Just Another American—and the French Don’t Seem to Mind

My life as an American in Paris is a far cry from what the glamorous direct-to-DVD movies make it out to be. Still, that’s the story I tell.

Jan 15, 2020
Columns | Paris Syndrome
Is “Paris Syndrome” a Real Thing?

When you don’t have sky-high expectations for Paris to begin with, the disillusionment you find in the City of Light is much more nuanced.

Dec 12, 2019