Your chances of scoring a date are high is you suggest meeting at a bar. Danes are at their most sociable in bars. Plus, many Danish bars have long wooden tables that can be shared by more than one group of friends, so grab one and get into a conversation. Tip: talk with the friends of the person you like before giving your crush extra attention. This is not the case in Denmark.
Dating in modern Danish society can be very tricky. Not only for people from abroad seeking a partner in Denmark, but also for the Danes. Should an approach be direct and subtle? Are there any courtesy phrases you should learn by heart when addressing Danish women and men or are they tougher than the rest, as rumour has it? Can Danish men be gentlemen; do they expect you to make the first move?
Please refresh the page and retry. When I haltingly ask her whether she speaks English, she barely pauses for breath before ordering me — in perfect English — to take off my costume and make my way to the communal shower, for reasons of hygiene. In Denmark it is mandatory to sluice down naked before entering a swimming pool, and they take the rules very seriously. Judging from the streams of women relaxing in the nude, they are so body confident that they jump at any opportunity to take their clothes off anyway. D anish body confidence begins in January.
Having grown up in Sweden I spent many summer sailing in Denmark, so I have spent plenty of time mingling with the Danes. Swedes and Danes have a lot in common, but there are still some differences. I just now came across an article where an American woman recommended Danish men to study Bond, James Bond. In Denmark there is a very strong sense of equality between men and women. Including holding doors.