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I met my (Swiss) husband online, too... and in a Physics forum of all places! Geek Love!
Did you woo him with your Brownian motion?
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Old 10.07.2011, 11:36
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It was my exotic accent that pulled my Swiss hubby, not to mention that I pulled a mean pint of Guinness.
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Old 10.07.2011, 11:43
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Re: Swiss men

According to a former member of the SVP, many Swiss women are not only politically incorrect (i.e. left wing) but they also look like scarecrows and have no idea what the purpose of makeup is. http://www.kuhn-rene.ch/

It is surprising how many SVP sympathisers are married to foreign women and yet their main policy is targeting foreigners.
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Old 10.07.2011, 11:51
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Re: Swiss men

When we first met, my (German) husband said that he wanted me to help him improve his English.

So I taught him the phrase 'You are gorgeous; will you marry me?'
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Actually this is something of a globalized thing, this happens all over the world. In my case I married a Dutch guy, his brother married a Canadian girl and two of his cousins are also married to foreigners, and they come from a small village. On my side, my sister has a Cuban boyfriend...globalization I guess
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When we first met, my (German) husband said that he wanted me to help him improve his English.

So I taught him the phrase 'You are gorgeous; will you marry me?'
That was clever...

The first German phrase I taught my NZ husband-to-be was "Mit meinem Neuseeländischen Akzent, fange ich die Frauen.."

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Old 10.07.2011, 12:54
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Well, my husband is a gamer and more than a little bit of a homebody so if he were likely to meet a woman, it would have been one who games OR one at work. So, indeed, we did meet playing an online game in which we were in the same guild... now if those cute young hussies at work** will leave him alone, everything would be peaceful!



**Really, I've met the cute young females at work, they're alright.

it wouldn't be WoW by any chance, would it?
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Old 10.07.2011, 12:59
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maybe for the same reason that most of the people my gay friend knows are gay.
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Re: Swiss men

Every foreign bloke I know is married to a Swiss woman. What I have noticed though is nearly every Swiss woman between the ages 25-35 are sticks. I was just wondering if the Swiss actually like curvy women, it would be hard to find one.
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Old 10.07.2011, 13:08
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Did you woo him with your Brownian motion?
Ha ha.

Actually, I managed to trap him in my gravitational field...

One of the perks of being American and actually having *mass* (as opposed to a tiny Swiss girl).
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Every foreign bloke I know is married to a Swiss woman. What I have noticed though is nearly every Swiss woman between the ages 25-35 are sticks. I was just wondering if the Swiss actually like curvy women, it would be hard to find one.
That would probably happen if they all stopped smoking.
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Every foreign bloke I know is married to a Swiss woman. What I have noticed though is nearly every Swiss woman between the ages 25-35 are sticks. I was just wondering if the Swiss actually like curvy women, it would be hard to find one.
Could it be that seeing as you are an expat, the majority of people you know are also expat and a fair few of them could be here because of a Swiss partner or met one whilst here. Maybe if your circle of friends was primarily Swiss the numbers of foreign partnerships might shift..?

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That would probably happen if they all stopped smoking.
Err... how come as soon as someone makes a comment about overweight people on this forum, the sh*t hits the fan with a force that can be measured on the Beaufort scale.

It always seems to be open-season on skinny birds.

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maybe for the same reason that most of the people my gay friend knows are gay.
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Could it be that seeing as you are an expat, the majority of people you know are also expat and a fair few of them could be here because of a Swiss partner or met one whilst here. Maybe if your circle of friends was primarily Swiss the numbers of foreign partnerships might shift..?
thats what Phil said..

kinda.

But as this is a fisix thread, i'll say it is the law of attraction- like attracts like.
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I met my (Swiss) husband online, too... and in a Physics forum of all places! Geek Love!
I'm Swiss and male, and I met my OH across the Atlantic while chatting about trad sailing. The amazing lot of shared interests immediately hit us like an earthquake. That was twelve years ago. Meanwhile we are intercontinental commuters because both of us still have commitments on their native continents (and meanwhile also mutually on the other continent). A bit complicated, but it works. Organization is everything.
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Old 10.07.2011, 14:27
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it wouldn't be WoW by any chance, would it?
No, we met playing an older game, 10yrs'ish ago but we did switch to WoW a few months after it came out and spent time "together" through there when we couldn't be together face-to-face. Now his short attention span comes out though, I still play WoW and natter about in new games he tries sometimes while he's always hopping from one game to the next.

This is much better I think than guys I'd known in previous relationships who revealed short attention span by hopping from one gal to the next. (I'm sure some guys go through that with short-attention-span gals too)
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According to a former member of the SVP, many Swiss women are not only politically incorrect (i.e. left wing) but they also look like scarecrows and have no idea what the purpose of makeup is. http://www.kuhn-rene.ch/

It is surprising how many SVP sympathisers are married to foreign women and yet their main policy is targeting foreigners.
I am # one,is there a other one here?
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Every foreign bloke I know is married to a Swiss woman. What I have noticed though is nearly every Swiss woman between the ages 25-35 are sticks. I was just wondering if the Swiss actually like curvy women, it would be hard to find one.
That's hardly complimentary, is it?

While it is somewhat easy stereotype, "slender" is more how I'd describe them, particularly as it seems a "natural" thinness as opposed to one forced by eating disorder. (A lot fewer backbones, ribs and hips completely sticking out, unlike some American and British models show.) Meanwhile, I've seen and met a few curvy Swiss women... it is true there are not nearly as many who are fat as I and my American friends are though.

My (Swiss) hubby does indeed appreciate my "zaftig" figure, as have some other foreign (non-American) men I met either out and about or through work in my younger years.
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Why so many Swiss men marry a foreign woman?
Because they have small weeners scandalous lol
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Why so many Swiss men marry a foreign woman?
Probably the same reason that lots of of Swiss woman marry foreign men.

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Every foreign bloke I know is married to a Swiss woman. What I have noticed though is nearly every Swiss woman between the ages 25-35 are sticks. I was just wondering if the Swiss actually like curvy women, it would be hard to find one.
My soon to be better half seems to like curvy women. I'm not fat but I have curves or maybe it was the accent that caught him
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