Essential dating tips

I guarantee that on your first date with a Dutchmen the standard uniform of Brown Shoes, Blue Jeans, a smart shirt and a suit jacket will be worn.

This is because like their female counterparts, Dutch men believe firmly in Doe Maar Normaal, i.e.

I asked the receptionist, a lovely Russian lady, to call his room but there was no answer, so she made an announcement over the PA system.

“Paging Dave Goodman, can you please come to reception?

Turn all the lights out in your apartment, then reach for the first thing that comes out of the wardrobe.

It will definitely not match the rest of the outfit.

When going on a first date with a Dutchman, the Shallow Man’s first piece of advice is to not react in shock, disgust or reach for the sunglasses if, as is highly probable, he turns up wearing a pair of bright red jeans.

This is considered by many Dutch men to be the height of chic and elegance.

If you do manage to bag yourself a Dutchmen, and end up moving in with him, you’ll be the witness to an incredible transformation. Dutch women, even though they typically only contribute less than 25% of income to the household, firmly rule the roost and wear the trousers at home.This will make your hair fit the style typically worn by Dutch women, thus naturally attractive to Dutch men. The Netherlands is incredibly flat, thus it can be extremely windy here.The most common form of hairstyle for the Dutch male is a style that is aerodynamic and reacts well to the windy conditions of this country.Indeed, I suggest to compliment him on his bold and daring use of primary colors and try not to stare at them for the rest of the evening.Due to their love of money, you should not be insulted if at the end of a delightful evening at some nondescript brown cafe, when your date goes through the bill with the scrutiny of an American customs agent checking baggage for the presence of illegal substances.