I am coming from oriental culture. It's a sign of appreciation to invite friends beers, coffees etc.
Currently, I am living in a France. I have lots of friends from here. I still enjoy inviting my friends but recently I realize that nobody put their hands in their pocket when we are paying, 90% of the time I pay the bills. I suspect that they are waiting for me to pay which offends me. Appreciation is not a business. I understand cultures are different, however, I don't understand why nobody bothers.
What should I do? Am I being taken advantage of (which will disappoint me)? Am I overreacting?
I am 22 btw.