Some say that the shallow man is old, others, when they see my elegantly suited and well trained physique, prefer to think of me as having matured like a Henri Jayer Vosne-Romanee Burgundy. Being so mature, the Shallow Man can remember the days when one would actually have to leave one’s palace to meet a potential partner for life, or the for the night.
Due to my role as the elder statesmen of Expat affairs, (albeit an unofficial title) the shallow man has received the following request. You should follow the advice in my previous post and follow the herd.
As the old song says, “accentuate the positive, eliminate the negative and don’t mess with Mr in between.” Focus on the activities that you love and would enjoy doing together with someone.
For instance, if wasting valuable Play Station time on a Sunday, to visit art galleries and museums is your thing, then put that in your match profile.
Do you have any experience in online dating in Amsterdam? ”Being as always, Jeeves to the Bertie Wooster of my expat flock, I have carried out some research on online dating and below will present my findings.
Of course, in order to make sure that the advice I provide is based on real world experience, I sacrificed myself, and actually joined several dating sites and had a number of dates whose results I shall keep to myself while smiling at my screen.
Some say that the Shallow Man is old, others, when they see my elegantly suited and well-trained physique, prefer to think of me as having matured like a Henri Jayer Vosne-Romanee Burgundy. Being so mature, the Shallow Man can remember the days when one would actually have to leave one’s palace to meet a potential partner for life, or the for the night.
Due to my role as the elder statesmen of expat affairs, (albeit an unofficial title) the Shallow Man has received the following request.“Shallow Man, I tried some of your dating tips, but really can’t be bothered to stroke someone’s Lion King hair, or compliment them on their appearance if I don’t like how they are dressed, for me, that’s a little bit….shallow?
Be as honest as is reasonable when describing what you are looking for in a compatible match.
Not be the type of woman who has so many plants in her apartment that it could be confused with a greenhouse.
My match should not be a stranger to sport, running, gym etc.
You could be in need of inspiration for conversation, best to go to bars with plenty of atmosphere. Palladium, at least if the date doesn’t work out you can leave with someone else (if you’re wealthy) While on the first date, remember that if one of your dates is a non-native English speaker, to speak clearly and at a normal pace.
For the British, avoid local colloquialisms such as “what a blinding place we’re in, innit?