Dating in Norway | By Julien S. Bourrelle


Source: "The Social Guidebook to Norway"

In most countries around the world

When you meet a women you like

You say “hi”

And you invite her for a date

If that works well,

You invite her for a second date

 

If that still works well

You invite her for dinner

 

… and if that still works well …

Then maybe something else happens!

 

 

This is the normal timeline

In most countries around the world


In Norway…

It works a little bit differently

It usually starts here in a bar or on Tinder

 

Then there is a fast forward process to the traditional last step

If you wake up the next morning and the person is still next to you

You invite her for a date

If that works well

You go back here

 


If that still works well

And only then

Can you say "hei" if you meet in the hallway!

 

Then you invite for a second date
And then for dinner

Because dinners in Norway not a way to getting to know people

They are a result of an established relationship

 

Some critics claim that I portray Norwegian women as easy to go to bed with

I believe this article rather portrays Norwegian women as being emancipated and free to decide over their own sexuality and sexual needs

Independently from family, society or religious pressure

This is one of the reasons why I love Norway

See a clip from when I am explaining Norwegian dating on the Norwegian talkshow "Lindmo"

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Read more about our amazing Norwegian friends in Our Social Guidebooks to Norway 

 

By Julien S. Bourrelle

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