“In my position as an American-German matchmaker in Germany, I know about Americans' questions and insecurities over dating a local, but I also register the huge interest in finding a local sweetheart." SEE ALSO: 10 beautiful ways to express your love in German Dreyer put her head together with members of her dating service to come up with the most important reasons to date a German, and some tips on how to deal with the cultural differences.
This is what the German love-seekers had to say: 1.
You want to tell that person what you’re feeling, but you can’t, right?
The Local spoke with an American-German matchmaker based in Wiesbaden to get some (much needed) tips on dating a German.
Most people do not have the discipline to make it through architecture school, but if you find someone that has, you know they have the ability to be devoted to something—to have a lofty goal and see it through. Architects have that look like they just finished eating ceviché in San Sebastian.As people we can acknowledge feeling a certain way without acting upon whatever powerful emotions may be brewing. The experience of falling in love with someone is extraordinarily powerful – almost impossible to resist. If we could do that, there wouldn’t be nearly so many shallow husks of decayed relationships strewn across the ages.But this notion that we can fall in love too quicky – that we somehow will fall in love too soon if we don’t exercise some sort of discretionary power over that emotion, I theorize, is a complete fallacy.They’ll get an Air Bnb in the 19th as opposed to staying at a dumb-looking hotel on Boulevard Saint-Michel, and they love, love, love Berthillon. It’s just that when you’re around them you want to be better. But a more disciplined, balanced, decent and kind version of yourself. All of our lives we’re advised against allowing ourselves to fall in love too fast.