Dating tips men first kiss
The Dutch love efficiency and leading someone on can be a waste of everybody's time.
You can find that both Dutch men and women cut out flirting and small-talk in favour of simply stating one's desire or intentions.
It also comes down to the Dutch laid-back attitude, which tends to extend to clothes (and makeup), so you may want to take it down a notch if you're used to getting very gussied up for a date.
Don't take it personally if your date shows up in sneakers or arrives at a fancy event in jeans.
Some report the Dutch avoid making ‘real' connections with foreigners, making it difficult to get past the first Dutch dating hurdle and settle down.
You might find it less common to 'label' a relationship or have a talk about the direction of your love affair, even after several months of meeting.
Playing hard-to-get and silly games have little value in the Netherlands but confidence and being to-the-point rank high.
However, this does not mean that paying for your date is not appreciated – it's your choice.Similarly, in the Netherlands compliments are not given nor received easily, and outlandish compliments can be perceived as fake by the Dutch.