Soon after he started dating a Swiss, Frenchman Martin* realized he was expected to keep his distance.“She would suggest meeting up only every two weeks, even though we didn’t live far from each other,” he says.
But this ‘no effort’ mentality is a mistake when it comes to dating the Swiss.
Speaking to The Local, Trea Tijmens, owner of dating, matchmaking and date coaching service Success Match, says it takes effort to meet the Swiss – and even longer to engage in a trusting relationship.
“If love doesn’t happen instantly, we are disappointed and are out of there,” the dating expert says, emphasizing that investing time pays dividends.
Some 22% of 25-34 year olds and 17% of 35-44 year olds are online daters.
Online dating is also relatively popular among the college-educated, as well as among urban and suburban residents.
“And do not lie about the fact you are going on different dates.