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Dating the Dutch is more complex than the Bolshoi ballet. Learn all about how to date the Dutch and their dating habits by reading posts in this section

Tikkie and Dating the Dutch

A man sending a Tikkie

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 …

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Things To Expect When Living With A Dutch Woman

Life With A Dutch Woman An expat reader wrote to me recently, “Shallow Man, I’m dating a Dutch woman at the moment. She’s suggested that we should live together to save money on taxes. At the moment things are fine, especially as with her busy schedule I only get to …

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The Story of an Indian Woman Dating A Dutch Guy

Culture Shock the tale of an Indian woman and her relationship with A Dutch guy One of the joys of being the Shallow Man is that I regularly receive messages from my readers about their experiences and encounters with the Dutch. Over the years many posts I’ve written about dating …

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Speed Dating Tips

Speed dating tips don't be pushy

Speed dating tips As Tom Cruise once said, “I feel the need, the need for speed”. Yes, the Shallow Man is hosting another speed dating event this Friday hence this timely post with some essential speed dating tips. The things I do for my readers! The Speed Dating Event The …

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Dating in the Netherlands How to Make It Happn

Dating in the Netherlands How to Make It Happn Dear readers, please have your tissues ready as I’m about to tell you a sad story. Once upon a time, there was a lady by the name of Anouk. While waiting for a tram, she saw the man of her dreams, …

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Five Differences Between Dutch and Russian Men

The Shallow Man recently provided his readers with a helpful guide on five differences between Dutch and Russian women. This lead to requests for a similar guide on the differences between Dutch and Russian men. As the stated purpose of my blog is to inform, educate, and entertain, of course I had no …

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5 Differences Between Dutch and Russian Women

Dutch women

Think of the animosity between Tom and Jerry, Batman and the Joker, or even Beyonce and Kim Kardashian. The common factor here is that these individuals are polar opposites. Moron vs genius, vigilante vs evil, and talent and hard work vs lots of silicone and vacuous opportunism. Since moving to Amsterdam, …

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Tinder Dating in the Netherlands a SWOT Analysis

Tinder Dating in Amsterdam a SWOT Analysis In years to come, anthropologists will list the 21st century into categories. BT and AT, which are acronyms for before and after Tinder. Historians will also speak of the Tinder boomers. Babies that were born as a result of Tinder flings. But what was …

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The Survival Guide to Dating Dutch Women

Dating Dutch women a survival guide A wise man, indeed some might even refer to him as a Shallow Man, once said the following. “It’s easier to climb Mount Everest than dating a Dutch woman as an expat.” Dutch women, I love you so much that you’ve driven me to …

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