Italian men and flirting in the Netherlands The Shallow Man recently read an article on the Expatshaarlem website called "are Dutch men the worst lovers in Europe?" I found this a bit rich, considering that the author of the post is from Italy. Using the same lazy and subjective methodology he used in his piece, I'm pleased to present today's post, are Italian men the worst … [Read more...] about Are Italian Men the Worst Flirters in Europe?
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The Netherlands, so I'm repeatedly told is a country where sexual equality and female emancipation is the norm. Yet, even here, in the land of shouting warrior princesses, some of the same age-old discussions around what is considered "normaal" when dealing with the opposite sex rage on. The Shallow Man, not being Dutch nor female, has decided to get a local perspective on a … [Read more...] about The battle of the sexes NL style
A reader writes, a real-life Tinder date The Shallow Man is currently residing in a village in France of 650 people. There is no Internet connectivity to the house where I'm staying, nor cellphone coverage. I appear to be the only person of colour for miles around, I suspect that this is the case due to the number of people stopping in the street and pointing at me, or doing … [Read more...] about A reader writes, a real-life tinder date
Dating advice for an expat lady During the Shallow Man's days as a corporate hamster, running endlessly on the same wheel, the geniuses that led my organisation in Amsterdam, felt that it would be a good idea to arrange a course on intercultural communications. So called "experts" in this subject, were hired at great expense to tell us the bloody obvious. For example if a … [Read more...] about Dating Advice to an Expat Lady
Tinder and my eight one night stands in a year The Shallow Man originally started writing about the Dutch dating scene, following a number of requests from his fabulous readers. Since then my inbox is often full of some incredible tales about how Tinder is the sure fire way to have a one night stand in Amsterdam. This lead me to write the book, the Shallow Man Guide to Dating … [Read more...] about Tinder and my eight one night stands in a year