My article is obviously very cliché, based only on my own experience.
I hope the readers, my German friends and colleagues will not take this article too seriously and take no offence but have a good laugh whilst reading my “sociological analysis” about the difficulties of dating a German man and its consequences!
Which is disappointing, because they are really adorable. According to folklore, good kids get their stockings filled.
hmm, yes, just a little bit, but there is more to it. One of the first things I learned about a German man is that he can cry.I mean, a lot, of happiness and sadness, and they aren’t ashamed of that.Watching Klinsman’s reactions broadcast from a camera permanently pointed at him (the “Klinscam”) during games has become a popular spectator sport. Now when you talk about the nation’s favorite dish, you know it’s important to be spot on with the details.You know that German men are, shall we say, a bit muted when it comes to expressing their feelings. ” You’ve learned that Germans can’t stand the American habit of flippantly suggesting get-togethers they never intend to follow through with.Playing the game of seduction with a German man: Mission impossible?
It seems to me that dating a German guy is a complicated and long process as is memorizing the word "Geschlechtsverkehr", which basically means "sex".Whatever their reaction is, you learn to crank it up a few notches in your interpretation. What we Americans consider friendly small talk, Germans find a waste of time.Your German family has schooled you on the fact that those cute leather shorts you imagined your husband wearing as a young boy are actually Bavarian, and not typical elsewhere in the country.If there’s one country that people seem to love stereotyping, it’s Germany. Instead, I find Germans to really want a purpose in everything (perhaps so they can pencil it into their schedules).Perhaps it’s from the image of Germans that Hollywood movies give, but I always find that people hardly ever give you a neutral response when you mention the word “Germany” or “Germans.” Example 1: Person: Hey, so I’m moving to Iceland. So instead, something like “Hey, let’s meet for coffee on Thursday at exactly 17.27” would be the correct German response.Most German men appear to be timid and cold and won’t approach a female target unless they are in a group or tipsy.