Germans trouble dating
Dating in itself is a very personal and sophisticated matter. According to Lynne P., an American living in Germany, ” …
if there’s any genuine connection between two people, it’ll survive whatever differences may arise in the early stages of dating, and if those differences seem too overwhelming and/or the relationship doesn’t survive for other reasons, trying to make too many adaptations in the early stages is NOT going to help!
Being an American, she has unique experience of successful dating and communicating with a German.
Different cultures around the world have a different appreciation of the qualities that make someone a desirable mate.
What might be considered romantic, attractive or polite in one culture might not be well received in another.
Eye contact is very important; you need to show that you are confident but not arrogant.
German men have a reputation for being insensitive, self-serving and cold. By contrast, some German men are surprisingly sensitive, almost to the point of being insecure and unsure of themselves.
German will probably never be known as “Die Sprache der Liebe,” “The language of love.” German men will likely never flirt with you as an Italian would, or shower you with romance as the French would. It’s like an onion, exposing itself one layer at a time instead of all at once, but no less flavorful.