It suits the reserved swedes who like to make those first moves from the safety of their own computers. But more commonly young stockholmers use it as a way to get to know someone first, cyber flirt, get a mobile number, txt when drunk for a few months, and then meet for ‘discreet fun’! He told me that he’s happy I made the first move coz otherwise he would’ve been too shy to ever speak to me.” Magda “The best bet is not to sit around expecting things to happen. Swedes are capable of carrying shopping and opening doors like the rest of us…you just need to yell at them and remind them sometimes,just like with the rest of the worlds guys!!
I was initially skeptical until I found out its done by young and old these days, ranging from straight forward dating sites to more ‘social sites’ like then ranging as far as sites like is basically selling to the swedish people ‘discreet affairs’. This site was launched last year, because there is obviously a main stream market for such things! “He asked me out once but I couldn’t go as I was away. Being an English woman I just thought he would ask again if he liked me but am I wrong in that if his Swedish part is at the fore lol. ”Emelie “Why do Swedes have to do all this pussy-footing around to find love and a relationship? I bet deep down many Swedish men and woman cry at night in fear of an old age spent beautiful, lonely and alone! 🙂 “I just spent ten days in Stockholm after backpacking my way around europe and Id have to say that the rules here seem to work like anywhere else.
The Scandinavian word for ‘date’ is really old-fashioned and one my grandmother might have used but probably didn’t because I don’t think she dated either.
We may not have good words for ‘dating’ but we certainly have a great word for that spouse-without-a-wedding-ring we have back home: “samboer.” Which means “together-liver.” And yes, that word works better in Scandinavian.
If you can decipher the mystery of Swedish dating, let me know.
I have been contacted by more than one person wanting to date Scandinavian people or even marry one of us. Marrying a Scandinavian Let me answer the last question first: Yes, many of us choose not to get married but that doesn’t mean that we don’t live together or have children in well-established partnerships.
i am a single woman from stockholm sweden and i am here to meet someone honest, faithfu l, hardworking and a man who want the best in life, my dream is to grow old and to have a serious relationship with the right man, I am santy working as IT consultant for IKEA based out of helsingborg, arrived sweden recently.