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!
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.
(This has happened to dozens of friends of mine.) He Will Be On Time – Germans are sticklers for being on time, so if you agree to meet at a restaurant at , he will be there waiting at and not keep you waiting.
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.
In my 20s I would have considered it boring, in my 30s it became sexy. : When a guy says he’ll call, he’ll call – If he likes you, he may even call the next day.
Most German men appear to be timid and cold and won’t approach a female target unless they are in a group or tipsy.
If he dares to invite you for a coffee, it will be booked well in advance because the German gentleman is busy.