Norwegians giving compliments

Source: "The Social Guidebook to Norway"

While Frenchmen and italians are experts in the art of seduction


Norwegian men are a little more subtle

“Not only did I notice you have eyes, but I noticed they were blue”

They are telling a woman that they noticed her

Which is a big thing in Norway

Norwegians men know that if they would behave like French or the Italians

They would risk never see that Norwegian girl again!

Norwegian women are not used to receiving direct compliments

Keep that in mind

They could appreciate it

Or not

Do not overdo it

You may easily scare a Norwegian

"Be sincere in your praise and subtle in your compliments" - Julien S. Bourrelle

That also applies to feedback at work.

Enjoy Norway


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



By Julien S. Bourrelle

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