will be non-existent and the other party will not take this aspect lightly since there is a clear
distinction between loving and liking.
Finally, Americans are tolerant as far as flirtation is concerned. Therefore, when an
American says that she is in love with a celebrity that she is in no capacity to date, her partner
will not take the matter seriously, unlike in Germany where flirting is not tolerated in formal
Americans have higher levels of tolerance. In these two statements, an American
would interpret the first statement as an issue of someone liking a celebrity while the second
statement would be interpreted as true love for a partner. This idea implies that a clear
distinction must be made between loving and liking.
In America, people often say that they love other people, especially celebrities
irrespective of gender. Therefore, one would be tolerant and tell their partner that it is fine
and okay with them in this regard. In this sense, therefore, it is imperative to note that the
issue will even vanish without the addressee taking notice. The level of belief in America is
far much different from other nations, as far as relationships are concerned. In this light,
therefore, an American would take all matters lightly, because there is not even an iota of
notice because of the lack of notice in the two statements.
However, these statements may be interpreted differently depending on the American
who is being addressed. America is a multi-ethnic area as well as having a multiplicity of
races. The implication is such that America has many cultures. This idea means that the
interpretation of the two statements will differ significantly depending on the person being
addressed depending on their origin. America has many people from German, Irish, French,
and Scottish origins. In this regard, therefore, it is imperative to note that the reaction of the
person reacting to the idea of one loving an actor and on the other loving their partner, the