Tips on dating in denmark
And it’s not embarrassing to tell your sexual partner to use protection – though we admit it can be awkward for everyone, also for the Danes.Also remember that though many Danes are sexually experienced, you have every right to enforce your own personal boundaries, and say yes and no to intimate activities depending on what you want.Rarely does someone here point-blank say to me: “He’s just not that interested.” Instead they say: “He’s just shy, you should ask him.” Thirdly, isn’t the ‘We have sex first and then we go out’ mentality a tad immature? To do that without an element of sexual tension must be extremely boring.To a Dane though, this is a far more ‘enlightened’ way of getting together (and the rest of the world should take note).The arrival of various dating apps might have changed how often the Danes go on dates with people they don’t already know, but the word ‘date’ is still used just as often about an already established couple who have been together for awhile.80% of all 19-year-old Danes have had sex – so please don’t expect your Danish date to be a virgin.
Play your own game, not theirs, and if you don’t catch them, then go and find another.
not in the way you might be used to dating at least.
There is no “formalized” dating structure in Denmark, no unwritten rules about who-calls-who or who-pays-on-the-date?
Remember to take care of yourself and use protection – condoms are the only things that protect you against sexually transmitted diseases.
It’s your own responsibility to insist on using protection, don’t let your partner convince to skip it before you’re in a monogamous relationship and have been tested for STIs.