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American women dating dutch men

"Dutch women tend to be obsessive about remembering birthdays," a happily married Englishman noted ruefully.

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Apparently UK men are more likely to stick to traditional gender roles and contact a female first, whereas in the US anything goes.So ladies, when he asks you out to dinner, don't forget your wallet.And don't expect him to hold doors open for you either. However, not all expats accept this rather unflattering view of their trysts with the Dutch.We British may pride ourselves on our GSOH, but men in the US claim to care more about a sense of humour (50% of AYI users calling it "very important", versus 33% in the UK).American men also place more emphasis on intelligence.Hollywood would have us believe that they are romantic, misunderstood and - even if we leave them for another man - likely to move to Tennessee and build us a house on a lake with blue shutters and await our return.

But how do daters in the UK actually differ from daters in the US?

Pages of posts in Expatica's discussion forums brand Dutch women as rude and aloof.

It would seem they wouldn't even nudge a foreign Casanova with a barge poll. Dutch lassies are described as big bummed, hard-nosed, masculine, looks- and money-orientated specimens.

Dutch men tend to be boring, unimaginative and have an aversion to making 'real' contact.

The only thing they have really taken to heart is 'going Dutch', warns a New Zealander.

Global data from online dating site has identified some of the major contradictions.