Dating rules going dutch
Because of the international position of the Netherlands, many books have been written on the subject.Some customs may not be true in all regions and they are never absolute.And more to the point, keep yourself free in case something comes up elsewhere, if you know what I mean. You love horses, paris, chick movies, sushi and Meryl Streep. Don't be scared to eventually talk to her about "the relationship" -- girls go for this. Pretend like you're not super eager to get laid but drop the hint with gentle physical contact.If you call and she's not available, act real hurt, make it seem like you will end the relationship if she does this a lot. It is nice to date easy chicks and all and get laid on the first date, but some of the hottest ones like to wait a date.
When you take off your ring, get some tanning lotion or put your hand under a sunlamp to make sure it's not visible where you took it off.
Addressing the Dutch in their native language may result in a reply in English.
This phenomenon is humorously discussed in White and Boucke’s The Un Dutchables: "If you take a course in the Dutch language and finally progress enough to dare to utter some sentences in public, the persons you speak to will inevitably answer you in what they detect to be your native tongue.
Farces and joke books were in demand and many Dutch painters chose to paint humorous paintings, Jan Steen being a good example.
The main subjects of Dutch jokes at the time were deranged households, drunken clerics (mostly of the Roman Catholic Church) and people with mental and/or physical handicaps.
First, if you're not familiar with the book The Rules here is a summary of "The Rules" in the book, which you need to know to understand the satire.