Older German adults that date are likely to find dating partners through friends and acquaintances.
There are no set rules or customs for how the man will meet up with the woman for their date though.
“The gay scene is like three-fourths of the dating scene here,” Gus says, “It’s really nice here to be gay. That’s more about gay culture than Berlin culture.” So finally I ask, “So Berlin sucks for single girls basically? “But once you find a guy, he’s going to treat you super well.” “Is that a German cultural thing? “Yeah, I think so, I’ve heard German girls here say that American guys are awful because they string them along,” She replies.
So, German guys may not play flirtatious games up front, but then they don’t play games once they’re in a relationship either.
The three of them also clarify to me that being gay in Berlin is a completely different story.
Berlin has a massive gay scene, which the girls explain operates with completely different norms.