About Chance and Failed Love

This guest post tells the story of a chance meeting that led to a tale about unrequited love.

Decoding Dating in Berlin

When I first moved to Berlin a guy once said to me, “If you’re looking for a serious relationship, you’ve moved to the wrong city.” At the time I didn’t understand the extent of the dire dating situation here but after two years of experiencing and talking about dating in Berlin – I realize heContinue reading “Decoding Dating in Berlin”

Men on Dating Apps: Crude Conversations

When I asked a guy what a line in his dating profile meant and he replied, “Would like to see you sitting on my face in 1 hour tops,” I knew that men on dating apps in Berlin needed some help with their conversational skills. There is an entire Instagram page dedicated to how cringeworthy, outrageous, andContinue reading “Men on Dating Apps: Crude Conversations”

Men Not on Dating Apps: Make Your Move

While we’re keen on giving advice to help men out who are searching for dates on dating apps, there are many men living in Berlin who prefer to meet people face to face. Kudos to you! But woman are often confused about why men will catch their eye and smile but never say anything. Let’sContinue reading “Men Not on Dating Apps: Make Your Move”

First Date Locations

After a recent fiasco during a date, which I considered to be a creative first date idea, I came to realize that I should probably spend more time thinking about appropriate first date locations and their advantages and disadvantages. Because even though we quickly judge an invitation to a local neighborhood bar as boring, itContinue reading “First Date Locations”

Men on Dating Apps: Opening Lines

Now that you’ve mastered which photos best reflect who you are on whichever (or all) the dating apps that you chose, here’s where the real work starts. You begin to browse through your matches and swipe left or right. (Don’t be the guy who only swipes right with reckless abandon.) Then you eventually match with aContinue reading “Men on Dating Apps: Opening Lines”

Men on Dating Apps: Photo Selection

Even though our blog is primarily dedicated to the ladies, we’d like to think that we can do our part to inform men too. Seeing how we can’t seem to live with them or without them, the least we can do is provide some tips to make coexisting a bit easier. Especially when it comes to the world of dating apps.

The One In The Sauna

By Katrin Ziegler I am not at all against a first date at a bar. It might not be a particularly creative choice, but it’s a comparably safe one. I do like creative and unusual ideas though, which is why I was intrigued by the idea of having a first date at a sauna. AfterContinue reading “The One In The Sauna”

Berlinerin Valentine’s Day Ideas

Although the celebration of Valentine’s Day isn’t as grandiose in Germany as it may be in other countries, you’ll still find heart shaped candies and teddy bears at your local store. While some believe that true love means celebrating your relationship (or yourself) all year long, there is fun to be had by giving intoContinue reading “Berlinerin Valentine’s Day Ideas”