Not long ago, a TV journalist posed the following question on a couple of Danish expat websites: “What’s it like dating Danes? Danes love to flirt for the fun of it, so don’t read too much into that.
” So I took a look at the comments you made and thought I’d add my five cents in the hope that I can encourage you all to ‘hang in there’ when you’re ready to throw in the towel. Plus Danes really aren’t used to being forward, so they just feel things out for a (very) long time.
Going by the saying 'if it's easy, it's not worth doing', The Local's Chris Manion says that dating a Danish woman must be totally worth it.
Here are his Valentine's Day tips for surviving the battlefield that is Danish dating.
I just now came across an article where an American woman recommended Danish men to study Bond, James Bond. Unlike Americans, Danes and Scandinavians in general, don’t wear their medals on their sleeve.
Do not expect them to pursue you like there was no tomorrow.
Play your own game, not theirs, and if you don’t catch them, then go and find another.Caring and tender attitudes, as well as expressions of emotions, are not disregarded.Likewise, conflicts are solved by compromise and negotiation rather than force.While it may have been quirky and charming to go up to a beautiful girl doing her weekly shop and try and spark up a conversation in your home country, if you do so in Denmark you may be seen as completely insane.So not only will you not get the girl, you may also be sectioned, and that is what is universally known as a bad day.
The absence of pressure to fulfill certain gender-based stereotypes fosters a liberal attitude toward sex, dating, and marriage.