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This article is available to Members of The Local. Berlin boasts a reputation as the city of singles, with half of its residents living alone. Those looking for love don't easily have luck in the transient place with party vibes. That's why dating coach and American expat Talya Shoup was in Online dating munich germany a challenge when she Online dating munich germany up a matchmaking service there, geared for people looking for serious relationships.

To date, half of her clients have begun seeing someone she initially introduced them to. Online dating munich germany more typical to get to know someone through an existing circle of friends, through work or through neighbours, she observed.

Canadian expat Laurel Robbins encountered similar challenges in Munich. Recently single after a year-long relationship with a German, she headed to an Irish pub with some friends, noticing that no one there was mingling with strangers - even after a couple beers - as they would in North America. For a breath of fresh air, she turned to one of her favourite hobbies: There she found it easier to strike up a conversation with Online dating munich germany expats and Germans, both platonically and as potential flames.

Yet there was still shaky ground when she found herself on a date with someone from the group. In North America, it's playful on dates whereas Germans treat it as a job interview. Many Germans' detailed and analytical nature, however, has boded well for online dating, observes Shoup.

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They often tend to be more private people who like that it's easy to cautiously get to know someone Online dating munich germany first.

While every person is different, there is no doubt that dating websites and apps in Germany are booming, with one in five Online dating munich germany using one to meet a potential partner in Stephan, 38, a German living in Berlin, turned to okcupid. He found himself in a more difficult landscape than in his 20s, when he met his long-term partner through work and after a few dates decided they were in an exclusive relationship. With online dating, he has had no problems meeting women, but instead of the third or fourth date evolving into something more serious, it usually ends.

Shy about approaching a woman in German or English, Max, 30, turned to the app Tinder to find a partner, Online dating munich germany to its application as an app for easy hook-ups. Yet in the end he met his girlfriend after a stand-up comedy show. Shoup herself turned to online dating when she did not meet anyone with serious potential in Berlin.

In the end she met her dream man - only he lived in Vienna. Now the two are engaged and set to be married in Hamburg, where Shoup has seen a culture more conducive to serious relationships. Even in cities such as Berlin, she advised Germans and expats alike to Online dating munich germany involved with meet-ups, whether cooking or dancing, to Online dating munich germany people with similar interests.

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The group InterNations is another resource for both expats and internationally minded Germans, and where a handful of people she knows have met their mates. She also urged singles to give speed dating a shot - even if just for practice making small talk with strangers.

Where I'm from [in southern Germany] anyone you meet who is not a student is usually there for the long haul. The double-edged sword of dating a German, observed Robbins, is that they will exhibit honesty from the very beginning to the very end. The same culture applies to break-ups, said British expat Laura, whose German boyfriend of three years one day told her that he thought their relationship should end.

In vivid detail, he explained he was interested Online dating munich germany an acquaintance and wanted to see where it would go. She contrasted her own story Online dating munich germany that of another friend, who found out her American husband was cheating on her when an alert popped up on her phone when she wasn't in the room. Robbins adds that when it comes to dating, she can always rely on Germans to be honest.

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