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Old 08.06.2011, 16:55
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...and that makes two!
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Re: Swiss German women.

I going every month to UK cos my Job. So all my friends basically english. Its the first time since ages I stay for longer in switzerland, and I had a a meeting with a friend I went to school with her, after 1 hr we had an arguing cos I said her she is that kind of Swiss who is using as stereotype.I couldn't be arsed to spend more time with her. But I have to say she never saw anything else as switzerland.
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Re: Swiss German women.

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Old 08.06.2011, 16:59
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Re: Swiss German women.

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Of course Suisse Romandes are a delight, so does my OH say

Stereotypes drive me nuts!
Is that all stereotypers, or just some that drive you nuts ?
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Old 08.06.2011, 17:01
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I going every month to UK cos my Job. So all my friends basically english. Its the first time since ages I stay for longer in switzerland, and I had a a meeting with a friend I went to school with her, after 1 hr we had an arguing cos I said her she is that kind of Swiss who is using as stereotype.I couldn't be arsed to spend more time with her. But I have to say she never saw anything else as switzerland.
Again, interesting - does this mean that you feel more comfortable in the company of your English friends? And do you think that your Swiss friend was angry because you inferred that she fitted the stereotype of Swiss women?

And ... does DjRobin know that you are using his/her account??!!
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Old 08.06.2011, 17:06
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Is that all stereotypers, or just some that drive you nuts ?

Nah, some stereotypes are true: This thread for example proves that all english speakers are stereotypers. And that is a fact.

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Exactly. lol.
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Maybe I'm just an insolent prick..but I wouldn't be with a woman who'd have to impose her ways/views upon me. In addition, if I'm with someone, it's because the person and I have a common understanding of matters and won't come to disagreement over major issues.

you know the trick is in imposing your will/ways/views, in such a manner that your partner believes that it is his will/ way / view
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Old 08.06.2011, 17:09
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you know the trick is in imposing your will/ways/views, in such a manner that your partner believes that it is his will/ way / view
Are you Swiss?
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The few Swiss friend I have they are couples, they live together with separate bedrooms etc..
Well of the many Swiss couples I know I don't know a single pair under the age of ~80 to whom that applies. The about-to-divorce excepted of course.
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Nah, som stereotypes are true: This thread for example proves that all english speakers are stereotypers. And that is a fact.
And ... errr ... is that statement not stereotypical??!!
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Old 08.06.2011, 18:12
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Re: Swiss German women.

I have to admit... I also wasn't sure if you were purposefully being ironic. But, after all... I am American and tend to not pick up on sarcasm very easily.

(I'm allowed to stereotype my own culture, aren't I?)
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Blimey, went over my head (put it down to jetlag)
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Re: Swiss German women.

Re my earlier post:
I think we both accept each other in entirety with the mutual lack of understanding for each others sporting preferences.
Her: FCB nut
Me: Cricket

Never the twain shall meet.
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Old 08.06.2011, 18:39
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The missus once she has made her mind thats it its made..

For instance when I tried to explain her how great SE asia is.. nah Ill never go its ladyboys and prostitutes there.. but once we was lying on the beach on getting massages koh pan yang.. going to thailand was the best idea she ever had lol.. yes honey
Wait. So she did change her mind.
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Old 08.06.2011, 18:53
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ensuring neither of you change/mature during your time together
Well, that's when you grow together...a strong base is what matters.
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Old 09.06.2011, 11:44
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Re: Swiss German women.

Yeah I´ve got one.
Stubborn/obstinate , never admits she´s wrong , never apologises .

On the upside she´s a great cleaner
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Yeah I´ve got one.
Stubborn/obstinate , never admits she´s wrong , never apologises .

On the upside she´s a great cleaner
Hey, I think I married her twin sister!!

The other funny thing is, it is only her that is allowed to get frustrated or critisise the Swiss way of doing things

Maybe it is lost in translation but I do not know one Swiss couple where the man is the dominant (a few are equal or nearly) , decision making one in the relationship. This is the natural way here and as a Swiss woman gets older this becomes more prominent. Given that Swiss schooling is not female friendly (ie hard for a woman to have a job with kids coming home for lunch) and most school teachers are women, boys here are raised as their mothers want a boy to be - quiet and dosile and not question the status quo, Swiss men carry this training with them their whole life. Sadly a lot of the Western world is following suit in the school teacher stakes, very few males, they can not be trusted with children so the school systems are designed by women, to be taught by women who think everyone learns like they do, except the 50% of the pupils who are boys!! I am not antiwomen just annoyed with fearmongering (mostly from Media) about the dangers of Pedofiles (who are nearly all men) so then all men must stay away from children.......... so far off topic I think I will groan myself!!
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Old 09.06.2011, 13:50
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I do not know one Swiss couple where the man is the dominant
Come to Ticino, things are different here!

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