This may also be why they like getting drunk and partying…In America it’s more common to approach people randomly and also to talk about random things.
As in any relationship between two human beings love is beautiful but complicated.
However, it’s not so much about being shy as it’s about it simply not being a custom.
They don’t usually know how to walk up to strangers and start conversations as they haven’t witnessed it happening around them.
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.
If he dares to invite you for a coffee, it will be booked well in advance because the German gentleman is busy.
But before you enter the minefield that is German-men-dating, be sure you know what's awaiting you.The Survival Bible has put together a guide to some common Teutonic types.Our advice: Be careful out there -- there is always a catch.There are, of course, ways to navigate the waters, communication being the main one.Below you will find some cultural differences that may pop up when and also some general advice on how to deal with cultural differences.