I see them every single day, and their genetic good fortune pisses me off.One day, in a social setting, I asked a medical student here in Germany why the guys seemed so tall. While most stereotypes aren’t fully true (how can you say a country of 80 million people are all the same? Germans are very punctual One of my German friends told me that Germans consider it better “to be 30 minutes early, than 5 minutes late,” which I find true. And while most Germans will blame Bavarians for all their stereotypes, being a Canadian living in Germany, I can’t help but notice some of these stereotypes on a day to day basis (I live in Baden-Württemberg).Whatever their reaction is, you learn to crank it up a few notches in your interpretation. What we Americans consider friendly small talk, Germans find a waste of time.Your German family has schooled you on the fact that those cute leather shorts you imagined your husband wearing as a young boy are actually Bavarian, and not typical elsewhere in the country. The word "flirt" has two meanings: one for Germans and one for the rest of the world.Most of the 3 billion men on the globe today figure their best shot is to make their make obvious.
And if this is the moment when you decide to be a smart ass and google the average height between Germans and Americans only to find the difference minuscule, you can take those statistics and cram ’em: Here in northern Germany, dudes between the ages of 16 and 35 are tall .The thing is, as a foreign blogger in a strange land, I am to make observations about the things I see around me.I also try to be as honest as possible with my readers, so this is why all you straight women, gay men, bisexual and bi-curious individuals are about to discover the top five reasons why you should totally, absolutely, 100%, drop whatever you are doing right now and pork a German dude: german-male-model-shirtless-man-funny " data-medium-file="https://ohgodmywifeisgerman.files.wordpress.com/2015/09/german-male-model-shirtless-man-funny.jpg?In a German-on-German flirt, the power rests solidly with the Fräulein.Which means that when we swashbuckling foreigners show up and actually flash our pearly whites and -- gasp -- say "hi" to a German woman, it comes across as overly forward. Germans are very efficient and love making schedules When I first noticed my 26 year old roommate penciling in all his plans on his wall calendar and computer calendar, I was definitely pretty surprised.