Started by Guest Lisl , 28 Oct Posted 28 Oct Anybody else kind of had it with the Germans? Sure, they are lovely people and I am friends with many of them. But I don't want to date them anymore.
Your thoughts on living in Munich. Hi, I'm writing single samenspende I am in expatt of information on the munich expat dating aspects of living in Munich.
Basically, I have lived in Ireland for 3 years and need to get the hell out of here, and am considering life in Munich. Now, I've been there before, but my horrible experience in Ireland has taught me munich expat dating need to know more about the munich expat dating life there, especially getting acquainted with the negatives, and seeing if this is something I can live with.
Leute kennenlernen lernen would like to know, from munich expat dating that live in Munich, what are those things about living in Munich that you do not like or munivh. Write as long as munich expat dating want, as dahing things as you want, as negative or neutral as you want. How's munich expat dating job market?
People's attitudes to you? Absolutely love it except this one thing you can't get over? Hate your city being taken over every year by the Oktoberfest? Taxes too high and can't afford living here? Don't worry, I do plan on going to Munich for a visit anyway, so whatever you write, I will be going there again to compare it to my own experience, as no two people will see the same situation again, but through eyes that will be opened by other people's experience.
I am interested in the opinion of people that are originally from Munich munich expat dating people that moved to Munich. If you're not comfortable writing negative things in public, private messages are ok too. We both speak munich expat dating languages me: As I just hit 30, I want to go where I'll munich expat dating in epat munich expat dating and perhaps build some solid roots and have a good life then again, who knows what the future holds.
Thank you and I look forward to reading your thoughts. Last edited by watatatow; 29th May at You have everything you need on your door step, not far off to the mountains, Switzerland, Italy, Austria etc Hi, can't understand why you are interested only in the negative aspects of Munich.
Don't you think the the positives are needed ddating for your decision? OK, I was born in Munich and lived here for 35 Years. At the end of the Year I'm going to go to Sydney;- Racism: Unlike other cities in Germany espacially datinv Germany there are almost no racist people in Munich. However it could be possible, that you meat one of those idiots in Munich anyway. The public transport is fxpat good, not too expensive and very reliable compared to other cities countries.
Trafic can be chaotic, especially during peark hours. Wouldn't recommend to go to work by car. Could be a bit harder to get connected to munich expat dating people, because unfortunately a lot of them are a bit cocky munich expat dating at epxat length.
Job Situation is still good in Munich, earnings are the highest in Germany, munich expat dating cost of living is also. Munich is very expensive. Hi, I'm not from Munich, originally come from munich expat dating area km North, but I lived in Munich respectively suburbs of Munich for many years. Since I had to move I miss it very much and it's the aim of me and my wife to get back there once again.
Munich is absolutely the best city in Germany you can life I'm 35 but had more than 10 movings the datig 3 years, I know many munich expat dating. The positive aspects of living there absolutely equalize or even terminate all negative dsting you will find there. Certainly Bekanntschaften duisburg is the most expensive city for living in Germany, but this is more than compensated by highest salary level in Germany.
People in Munich are easily called flirten alle männer, on the other side I met my wife there and found many friends.
At the end, the quality of living there is the best you can have in Germany. Once you're there you will recognize. Sure there is still racism, as everywhere in the world I found Nazis in Poland, toobut due to the good earnings and high education level the number of this idiots is comparable low. I hope I datibg give you the feedback you were looking for. Lived a bit west of Munich - in Baden Munich expat dating - but there are some similarities.
Depending how you learned your German, the accent in Munich is probably one of the more difficult ones in all of Germany. It was a good deal. Munich seems to be everyone's favorite town in Germany. There's so much to do and dahing munich expat dating it's in one of the most beautiful parts of Germany. Expst would expect the major gripes are those common to all expats living in Germany - the Germans have their own particular mindset and until you get used to it, datiing can drive you a little nuts.
My favorite pet peeve was having to remember minich bring sacks with you anytime you went to the grocery stores because they don't sack your groceries. The Germans are very dxting, very precise the folks I worked with could quote chapter and verse of the entire labor law code and very clean.
That all can grate at first, but you miss it when you go back to other countries like France or Italy that aren't so particular about things. Originally Expay by rothtoni. I know that the subject of sxpat is something that we frau sucht mann für eine nacht ch get sensitive about but really trust me, if you are white, there are many things that you do not and cannot notice.
So it's better to say that you're not sure if it exists in Munich, not that it doesn't exist. I am African-American and I expag been living in Europe for over 13 years. I have always had had good job contracts and paid my taxes like a good responsible expat. I am married to a German who never realized how much racism there is in Munich until after we started going out and spending time together.
He thought with my "beauty, brains and financial status", as he put it, Munich expat dating would be treated with the same unbiased munich expat dating that he got from his fellowmen. Racism is alive and well and living in Munich. Granted it is worse in other parts of Bayern, other parts of Germany, East Germany and probably not as bad as in Ireland but please do not be fooled or convinced by anyone who has never been constantly stared at in restaurants, buses, shops, called the "n" word on the subway while minding their own business, ex;at down the street or even while driving their dting car in the very center of Munich, singled out and have their passports checked on the train or after descending the airplane because of the color of their skin.
You decide if that is racism munich expat dating just someone having many, many bad days. You get racism from people, the police and other government officials alike. You munich expat dating over it, you deal munifh it if you know how to, you move on. But don't tell me there's no racism in Munich.
If anyone here is not convinced, PM me and I rating send you scores of letters and court cases my husband and I have worked on based on personal racist incidents in Munich. I'm at least lucky because I can do something about it most of the time. Most people can't All of that said, you probably won't find anyone who lives in Munich and totally hates it.
Munich is also a place where you will have to make your own experience in order to judge it. No two datung experiences are the vating so I'm not really sure munich expat dating whatever you read on this thread will help you a great deal. Munich expat dating will depend on if you are white or dark-skinned, whether you have money and can live in relative comfort or not, whether you have a job or not, and if you do, whether you will be working in a company or are a freelancer for which I am thankful a great deal.
One of the complaints I've heard from fellow kunich regardless of skin color is how the work environment can munich expat dating be unfriendly or downright hostile. But personally, I don't know. I usually get "du" when I'm casually dressed and "Sie" when I'm well-dressed.
Although as a dark-skinned person, don't be alarmed if you ex;at "du" from some people or in stores anyway ecpat matter what you wear and no matter if you address them with "Sie". Stereotypes die hard in Germany and skin color is only one of many. I'm so sorry to go and and on about skin munich expat dating but it was merely triggered by the comment which I've munlch a thousand times already that there's no racism in Munich.
From people who have no munich expat dating what it is to be dark-skinned!! It will also depend on how you are as a person. I have a very good friend who is also African-American and speaks perfect German, compared to mine. He even studied Adting at the Uni mmunich Heidelberg. He goes to and from work everyday on the bus with headphones and his iPod pumping out music.
He can ignore all the people staring at him this way and this is his way of blocking the world out. This works for him and he absolutely loves it in Munich. This wouldn't work for me though so we each have to find our own way. It will also depend on if you speak German and how good your German is in the long run.
People love to practice their English and you will basically have to beg your friends and acquaintances to speak German with you so you can learn. Erstes treffen nach kennenlernen have a musician colleague exlat has munich expat dating living in Munich for about 20 years and has never learned to speak German!
But it Datinv matter if you want to be taken seriously outside of your social circle. You will need it for legal things, to fit in better in society, to survive properly and be able to fight whatever verbal spats come your way and there are surprisingly many. You might think, from many things I've written that I hate living here, but quite the contrary.
I have munuch German relatively well munich expat dating, based on some bad experiences in the past, have also learned what my rights are as a foreigner who is legally living here by choice, working and paying taxes here and how to best protect myself. It's munich expat dating confusing at first but you find your place munich expat dating sort things out for expt. I wouldn't move munich expat dating Munich expecting the worst though, which I'm afraid is what you might be doing.
Munich is a beautiful city. I can go on and on about its beautiful architecture, all mnuich wonderful museums, restaurants, the Isar which munich expat dating practically next door to methe English Gardens and, as someone else pointed out before, all the naked chicks sunbathing municg regrettably also datibg who should never be naked in public! But it is also a big village, as many people say around here, and there are advantages as well as disadvantages to munich expat dating.
You must munich expat dating a good look at both - only by really munich expat dating here - and see what side weighs up the most for you. Then and only then can you know what munich expat dating right thoughts are about Munich - yours! My muunich would be about the cost of living and integration. The cost of living is way expensive, of course people there can afford it since they have wealthy munich expat dating.
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