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Swiss-German dating and etiquette style or how to tell if the guy is serious

I will really appreciate if you will participate in the discussion and will share your experience and opinion
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Old 17.10.2009, 23:01
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Re: Swiss-German dating and etiquette style or how to tell if the guy is serious

If he offers to take you home to Mum it's serious.
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Old 17.10.2009, 23:04
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Re: Swiss-German dating and etiquette style or how to tell if the guy is serious

Thank you,how soon do you think it should happened?
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Old 17.10.2009, 23:07
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Re: Swiss-German dating and etiquette style or how to tell if the guy is serious

I don't think there is a time scale, everyone is different and not everyone has a close relationship with their parents.
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Old 17.10.2009, 23:12
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Re: Swiss-German dating and etiquette style or how to tell if the guy is serious

True,but is it any other thingd which will be specifically SG?
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Re: Swiss-German dating and etiquette style or how to tell if the guy is serious

I thought it was serious if he invited you back to his home let alone his parents. The Swiss are hugely private and their homes are their castle. If you have go this far I would say you are - in!
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Thank you,how soon do you think it should happened?
If you haven't been introduced to his family in a month or two of seeing each-other frequently, then it's likely he does not consider you marriage material. If he truly loved you then you would know about it, and wouldn't need to be asking whether he is serious or not.
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Re: Swiss-German dating and etiquette style or how to tell if the guy is serious

Do not agree with that.. Some people just do not talk to their parents about that sort of things, or they do not have a strong relationship with their parents. Talk to him about it.. if your spending alot of time together and he is a nice guy, then give him some time...and talk!
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Old 21.10.2009, 11:28
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Re: Swiss-German dating and etiquette style or how to tell if the guy is serious

Who said anything about marriage material?? I find it hard enough to figure out if a guy sees himself as having a relationship with you or just a bit of "fun"... Never figured out the whole dating thing anyway...
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Old 21.10.2009, 11:37
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Do not agree with that.. Some people just do not talk to their parents about that sort of things, or they do not have a strong relationship with their parents. Talk to him about it.. if your spending alot of time together and he is a nice guy, then give him some time...and talk!
When he talks to you does he use the "du" form & your first name? If not then he is probably not serious.
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Old 21.10.2009, 11:40
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When he talks to you does he use the "du" form & your first name? If not then he is probably not serious.
Erm... sorry but are you joking? I am assuming the OP may be swapping more than just the occasional polite pleasantries with her swiss gentleman caller... so I would HOPE they are on du by now! Heck, I'm on "du" with heaps of guys doesn't mean I'm serious about anything nor have any interest in them.. (oh monkey nuts - I think I realise what I'm doing wrong...)
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Old 21.10.2009, 11:50
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Re: Swiss-German dating and etiquette style or how to tell if the guy is serious

I have a feeling best things in live usually just happen, not being actively sought for..If you have an M.O. for things, strategy, scheam, search engine or wait for some assumed cues, it might leave you missing on life (and love).

I think communication is the main thing. I don't neccessarily see comunicating about things in a respectful way to be "confrontational" or unift for this culture. I see it as being mature. The best is to be independent, living your own life and communicating to eachother if and how important the two of you are to eachother. (and leave rings, marriage, babies, family introduction or whatever out of the talk )
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Erm... sorry but are you joking? I am assuming the OP may be swapping more than just the occasional polite pleasantries with her swiss gentleman caller... so I would HOPE they are on du by now! Heck, I'm on "du" with heaps of guys doesn't mean I'm serious about anything nor have any interest in them.. (oh monkey nuts - I think I realise what I'm doing wrong...)
I think he was joking...
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I think he was joking...
Oh dear, yes I was joking
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Re: Swiss-German dating and etiquette style or how to tell if the guy is serious

When he gives you his work email address.

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When he give you his work email address.
When he allows you to read his SMSs (mobile phone text messages)?
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Are you dating a Swiss german in Canada ?

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Re: Swiss-German dating and etiquette style or how to tell if the guy is serious

when he invites you for a ride (no pun intended) on his bicycle
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Once he's looking at your shoes instead of his, you've cracked it
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when he wash his underwear with yours...
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