You can very well be born in America but have a more “European” mindset and vice versa. Perhaps this ‘score mentality’ is for bragging rights, perhaps it’s for validation so they can feel wanted and desired, or perhaps it’s a pure ego play.
The fairer German sex are not used to compliments on their appearance, because German men are simply not good at this. Germans do not understand the concept of a 10-minute grace period. Fashionably late is just late to them and not excusable.If you compliment them, they will probably not believe you. Note: Please take this article with at pinch of salt.These tips are only general cultural guidlines for aliens who have just landed and observations and individuals vary widely.However, since living in New York, I’ve had the opportunity to meet many different people from various backgrounds and it’s become clear that there are definite cultural norms specific to European men versus American men (especially New Yorkers).I’m not to judge that one is better than the other, and mind you, my observations are based on my own experiences as well as a group of women I’ve interviewed in the last two years.