over…what’s the word – you know in NYC there’s just a million cute, smart girls everywhere.Whereas here, well there are a lot of cute smart girls here but guys aren’t like…Whereas in New York, everyone wants to still play the field even if they’re dating somebody,” Gus notes.Adella agrees, “I feel like there’s not as much of an over…I guess it’s a fair tradeoff – albeit a much more practical and much less fun one.It seems like every day there's a new form of online dating.
Berlin has a massive gay scene, which the girls explain operates with completely different norms.I had spent a full weekend going to bars and clubs, and was not chatted up even once. “It doesn’t seem like people here really flirt with each other,” I tell them. That’s not going to happen.” Pauline agrees, “Yeah, no, it’s never going to happen.” Gus and Adela both recount experiences of having men ask them for their business card at work and asking them out via text, email, or Facebook later. Pauline explains, “It’s like Scandinavia – people make the move very quickly from dating to moving in together but the way to even getting together is like…it doesn’t happen.” They explain that from their perspective, becoming a couple in Berlin is a mysterious transition in which you’re friends for a while and then somehow you’re just together.once they’re with someone, they don’t try to get with all of them.” “Aesthetics definitely aren’t as important here as they are in NYC,” Pauline adds.“People are more practical about what they want in what they’re looking for in another person.
The wedding has to be the biggest and the best of all time, and she’ll happily go into debt to tell the world, “I’ve got the right man” Americans in general have the bloody cheek to create a wedding list of overpriced household appliances and other goodies, even being kind enough to list the shops where you can buy the items.