Dutch men dating marriage
However, I later realized that this is not very strange in the Netherlands.
Even if a supposedly romantic evening is going well it is not unheard of for both parties to share the bill.
I came across this excerpt from an article I was reading one day, “Dutch Men” Article from Radio Netherlands, 20 April 2001.
For the record I am happily married to a wonderful Dutch man whose idea of romance may sometimes differ from mine but he treats me very well and loves me.
Sluttier or more desperate Dutch men are even known to work the room, explaining their CVs to any girl who will listen until they find one who expresses interest.
A Dutch guy I met at a barber shop once had this to say on the subject of a Dutch Treat and dating, “ If the date is going well I do not mind paying the entire bill. If it is not going well, I will make sure she pays half. I will not spend my money on a bad date.” What immediately came to my mind was that this man was a cheapskate and clearly lacks a romantic bone in him. Selector .selector_input_interaction .selector_input. Selector .selector_input_interaction .selector_spinner. , expat women in the Netherlands express constant frustration; they can expect more attention from a Dutch sack of bricks than its construction worker wingman.” • Strongly related to the above two points: Dutch guys have a reputation for being boring.Order a drink (or a few); as theatre critic George Jean Nathan used to say, “I drink to make other people more interesting.” Do what it takes to get fascinated with your Dutchman. “A drunk Dutchman behaves like a normal man,” a woman in Amsterdam told me.