The most that any such “advice” can normally do is perhaps to spare an occasional bruised feeling that might result from a minor misunderstanding.And where German and American cultures are concerned, the potential for culturally-based misunderstandings is relatively negligible, so if two people aren’t open-minded enough to try to work through such insignificant differences, the relationship doesn’t stand a snowflake’s chance in hell of surviving anyway.” However for most people whose sweetheart is German, a foreigner, there are plenty of cultural nuances and minor difficulties resulting sometimes in an alienation. Let’s listen again to Lynne, the expert in human relations in general and in relations with a German man in particular.With thousands of American military members and personnel in the Wiesbaden community, there is certainly a market for foreign singles looking to settle in.And that's where matchmaker Jessica Dreyer steps in.Eliana Stern, an observant immigrant from Germany of three years, prefers the subtle approach: “Secular Israeli men – and to a certain extent surprisingly also religious men – are often quite aggressive when it comes to ‘picking up’ women.
German men will always initiate a date with a woman.
Click here for online version (Jpost subscribers) Click here for PDF print version During last year’s jubilee celebrations of the Jerusalem-Berlin diplomatic relationship, much fanfare was made about economic cooperation, cultural exchanges and academic collaborations, but one topic went little discussed: German- Israeli romantic relations.
Another kind of diplomacy is taking place in bars, restaurants – and bedrooms – in which the bonds of love (or lust) create unique and intimate intersections of German-Israeli past, present, and future.
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.