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As in any relationship between two human beings love is beautiful but complicated.
Until I moved to Germany, I was convinced that love has a common language, no matter which language(s) you speak.
When you meet a German for the first time, polite German customs require you to err on the side of conservatism: Make direct eye contact with your new acquaintance; shake hands briefly, but firmly; use a formal greeting such as “.“ (”Good morning, Ms Müller. German customs place lots of emphasis on the correct form of address and a person’s title, particularly if you interact with business contacts, a person you have never met before, the elderly, and people entitled to your respect (e.g.
Most first meetings in Germany are characterized by a great degree of reserve.Family Matters In the US, our dating custom is to bring a girl home to meet the parents and friends only when the relationship becomes serious.However, in other cultures, family approval is important from the get-go.I’m not to judge that one is better than the other, and mind you, my observations are based on my own experiences as well as a group of women I’ve interviewed in the last two years.
The below is a list of some of the themes and commonalities observed.
American men will rush to get you in bed as quick as possible, while European men don’t appear to have the same rush (or desperation). European men don’t ‘date’ – in the formal way that Americans are used to.