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Tikkie and Dating the Dutch

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Dating the Dutch and the use of Tikkie

Nothing says ‘romance’ more than receiving an unexpected Tikkie following a date or even the breakup of a relationship. In fact, it appears that using Tikkie, the smartphone app that allows the requesting of micropayments is so much a part of the Dutch dating scene that Tinder should buy it.

Here are some recent examples sent to me by readers of Tikkie usage after dates.

Breakup Tikkies

A tikkie request after a break up

Another breakup Tikkie

 

Tikkie about a breakup

 

First Date Tikkie

tikkie sent after first date
The first and last date

The no kissing Tikkie

 

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coffee Tikkie

 

Het is Nederlandse kultuur

So for all the expat ladies going through this, don’t be shocked. It’s simply a manifestation of Dutch culture.

Movie poster about Tikkie

 

No shocked expat ladies were hurt during the making of this post.

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About Simon Woolcot

Infamous blogger, annoyance and self-confessed Shallow Man. Simon is a British expat who has lived in Amsterdam since 2004. As well as writing this blog, Simon also has a YouTube channel of the same name, writes and directs videos and hosts seminars about life in the Netherlands. He also works as a content marketing and SEO specialist.