So, whether you’re looking to knock nethers in Amsterdam or ensnare a Dutchman passing through your neck of the woods, here’s Tipsy’s compilation of advice from women (expats living in the Netherlands) who have (eventually) succeeded in bagging one of these elusive prizes: • Project strength.
Dutch guys expect girls to be forward, have a lot of personality, and make their own decisions.
Not only will I unwittingly eavesdrop conversations spoken in a familiar tongue, but if I have to go up some stairs and my hand luggage is heavy, some random dutch guy will be tripping over himself to help me carry my luggage and lift it into the overhead compartment.
Dutch men prefer to buy computers (71%) and electronics (61) on their own or they decide with their partner.
The same research concluded that Dutch men are vain.
They use many beauty products and 84% think it’s important to look good.
Women in most countries are conditioned to hold back — will yourself to make the first move.
• If a Dutch guy starts explaining his job, divorce, kids, salary, living situation, etc. It may seem crass, but to many Dutch this is an integral part of flirting.