In fact, flirting works at home as well, since you can impress someone you know speaks German, or you can even woo your English-speaking significant other or spouse, then tell them the translation later.However, if your goal is to bring your flirting game to Germany, it’s wise to consider a few differences in the way Germans flirt and interact.A few days ago I came across an article online by a young British girl who describes her experiences with men in Germany.I often stumble across articles from women who claim Germany to be a developing nation with respect to flirting.Germans, both men and women, are surprisingly flirtatious and more (cheeky) than they will admit.Eye contact is important, and you need to be confident but not arrogant.If there’s one country that people seem to love stereotyping, it’s Germany. Instead, I find Germans to really want a purpose in everything (perhaps so they can pencil it into their schedules).
When you think about the media landscape, it does actually look quite grim between the two sexes in Germany because they simply don’t really have much to do with one another anymore. While most stereotypes aren’t fully true (how can you say a country of 80 million people are all the same? Germans are very punctual One of my German friends told me that Germans consider it better “to be 30 minutes early, than 5 minutes late,” which I find true. And while most Germans will blame Bavarians for all their stereotypes, being a Canadian living in Germany, I can’t help but notice some of these stereotypes on a day to day basis (I live in Baden-Württemberg).Read 'Why German men don't flirt', the original blog post on Berlin Being single is not really in itself a problem.Those who love freedom, and for whom the responsibility of a relationship would be stressful, appreciate the modern single life.If you believe the media then this is apparently the case but for most singles in Germany this isn’t so.