A Dutch guy is likely not to be domineering, but surprise surprise, won’t mind if you are.He won’t mind you barking out orders or getting you a cup of tea.
John’s Eve (at the end of June) being some of the most important and typically spent together with family.
Other important celebrations include the carnival “Fastelavn” in February, New Year and Great Prayer Day, which was established to combine several traditional holidays into one day.
You would, however, steer clear of sado-masochistic ones that beg to be tied up and whipped (unless you are game), because they are out there.
Raise your voice at an African man and it may be the beginning of a fight or the end of the relationship, otherwise he will let it be known that you’re a crazy dictator trying to rule over him.
) just to kick back and spend time with their family.
Dutch fathers are more involved in raising their kids, with seemingly good results as Dutch kids are often rated as the happiest in the world.In years past, whenever I entered the train with a heavy baby pusher, Dutch guys would always be milling around ready to spring into action to help.This behaviour has been repeated countless times, as if ‘rescue the damsel’ is ingrained into the Dutch male psyche.They have over centuries built dykes, dams and windmills to reclaim land. It’s a crazy assumption, likely a stereotype steeped in history and wars.This has had an effect on their people – that being, they are pragmatic. No Dutch guy I’ve ever dated has ever asked me to pay my half, rather the only thing that’s been said was, ‘Would you like some coffee or tea? ” Freedom and individuality is espoused in the Netherlands.Here, even with 12-inch heels, I’m still quite average among dutch guys.