Dating germany rules
Everyone is hitting it off with other people, except for you.
But one faithful night, you notice a charming German across the way as you sip your tea at a local coffee shop.
While most stereotypes aren’t fully true (how can you say a country of 80 million people are all the same? Germans are very punctual One of my German friends told me that Germans consider it better “to be 30 minutes early, than 5 minutes late,” which I find true.
And while most Germans will blame Bavarians for all their stereotypes, being a Canadian living in Germany, I can’t help but notice some of these stereotypes on a day to day basis (I live in Baden-Württemberg).
After living in Germany for a few months now, here’s my observations on the most popular German stereotypes. Of course when you do run late, they’ll tell you it’s fine, but underneath their happy, smiling exterior, you can totally sense their disappointment. In the land of punctuality, for some reason the Deutsche Bahn is never fully reliable.
Sure, it’s common to write down deadlines for school assignments, and work shifts, but I was surprised that everything from “call so and so” and “grocery shopping” were all written down.
In a series called Heartbeats on Deutschland.de, sixteen bi-national couples have shared their stories and offered advice for others in cross-cultural relationships.
We’ve compiled their advice below in this guide to bi-national relationships.
Before you know it, you’ll be walking hand in hand on one of the many entrancing bridges of Schloss Charlottenburg.
To start, learning how to flirt in German isn’t only about going to Germany and finding the love of your life.