I realized later that if anyone else had been walking by at that very moment, they might have thought we were complete strangers, not casually dating each other.We ate our frukost in relative silence but I remembered asking him, “Why did you rush inside so fast?
Sweden is a constitutional monarchy and its major religion is Lutheran.
It is a sparsely populated country, characterized by its long coastline, extensive forests, and numerous lakes. Sweden’s north experiences extreme contrasts between its long summer days and equally long winter nights.
When they had separately stood up to use the bathroom, I noticed how my ex, without speaking, also stood up.
After my girlfriends realized what he had just done, one of them gasped and blurted out, “I’ve never actually seen a Swedish man do that!
Maternity and paternity leave is one of the longest and most generous in the world, and family friendly environments are almost everywhere, and social welfare is generous too.
Men usually think honesty, freedom of expression, and the art of avoiding conflict are must-have traits.
And, as a foreigner willingly living and working here, maybe I just have to accept that this is the case.
So how, you may ask, have I now applied this acceptance into my current dating life?
” Both of them were stupefied, for lack of a better word, by his politeness.