However one consequence of the liberal Dutch culture is that you cannot be expected to be wined and dined by your partner every time.
So when on a date, don’t forget to take your purse along since here it is only natural to “go Dutch”.
Their down to earth ways prevent the Dutch from getting all caught up in this fuzzy, romantic, somewhat commercial holiday.
There is no need for it (their opinion, not ours), and the Dutch feel like this holiday made its way over the Atlantic through films and television series’.
He does not believe in allowing his emotions get the better of him and thus is unlikely to be seen in an excitable state.
It is really not in his nature to give in to passion and romance which is why you could be settling for a rather sedate love life if you start dating a Dutch guy seriously.
Don’t expect him to spring romantic surprises on you on a date; indeed when you are supposed to meet him, it would make far more sense to get a map and plan out a few activities beforehand rather than wait for your Dutch guy to plan an exciting date.
Long term partnership prospects The best part about dating a Dutch guy is that he is likely to prove long-term partner material.
With this liberal attitude towards women as well as his innate decency and inbred courteous nature, he is likely to make an extremely supportive and understanding partner.