“Although she tends to view the US as “the evil empire”, or at least thinks US leaders are untrustworthy, she does not transfer that view towards me,” he told The Local.
“She is very supportive of my speaking to my children in English, and happily entertains US foods, sports and trends that inevitably creep into our household.
“If I offer her a beer for apéro she is happy to accept. She won’t reach for the bottle of Bourgogne instead.”
So while there may be issues, is there really an epidemic of failing relationships brought down by French mums?