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When I decided to pack my things and trade Paris for Amsterdam last Autumn, little did I know of the uphill battle ahead. But the dating in the Netherlands and those habits are an endless struggle. Whatever, here I am, regardless of the red flags and myths concerning this overrated topic, jumping in.

If you are not familiar with the phenomenon, say hello to clueless, and if rollercoaster-ish romance is a taste you are keen on giving a try, be my guest and enjoy the ride. As much as I love "Amsterdam hookup scene from bad boys" and variety, I believe in eating local wherever I go, so Dutch men it is. Brace yourselves, girls, for two major Amsterdam hookup scene from bad boys shall inevitably pop up during dating in the Netherlands:.

There are tons of foreigners, expats and tourists, so forget about your supposedly sexy accent, looks and manners, these weapons are now part of the furniture.

Still looking to hunt for a red-pants-gel-haired viking? Dutch men are overall well-travelled, sporty and ambitious. A vast majority of them act like picky slow burners, to the point where interacting with a nice guy starts to look like rocket science.

And this is where the hagelslag crumbles. But before you even consider dating in the Netherlands, you should first consider learning some Dutch pick-up lines. Due to their strong background culture of gender equality and tolerance, think 21st century and ditch gallantry because there is none.

Get ready to sweat, swallow your pride and go the extra mile: If you want something, come out and play, and more importantly, ask for it. Welcome to step 3: Dutch boys are far from being open books. Picture trying walking on eggshells in a thick fog, attempting to read massive knots of mixed signals without a map.

The thrill, passion and surprises are sadly not an option. I thought they were supposed to be very straightforward. Dutch lads are actually a very busy specimen that will plan everything in advance, and it seems like they had everything served on a silver plate when it comes to relationships. Which, remember, is a scary word to them.

Do us a favor, do not use it. That being said, there are so many other simple ways to keep the boat floating in most countries. Limbo definitely has to come from the Dutch language, implying a kind of stress many candidates have failed to comply with.

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And wait, how in hell am I supposed to keep my cool on the back of a bike with the rain and wind ruining my eyeliner and hairdo, considerably reducing my sexiness potential. Summer in Holland is… meme poorkid dutch dutchsummer viral hit expat weather dutchweather netherlands. Een foto die is geplaatst door DutchReview dutchreview op 15 Mrt om 2: Be ready for some serious nodding, solidarity and advice flying all across the room. Who does in this day and age, have time for games and doubts anymore when for instance, Tinder became so popular and socially acceptable here?

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