For me, learning the language wasn’t just about something I had to do. I needed a job and personally needed to no longer feel like an outsider looking in.Of course learning German wasn’t the easiest task I’ve ever accomplished.
The most beautiful thing now is that we are both discovering new things about each other’s cultures and that excites us so much.” –Jasmine and Roland “As the age old saying goes, communication is the most important thing in any relationship.
If these criteria are met you are in for a world of cross-cultural delights, learning all about the others wonderful and mysterious land, which I have found gives you a lot more to talk about than a regular couple.” –Amelie and Dean Many bi-national couples have to deal with long periods of separation: whether it be while waiting for a visa to come through or before one person decides to uproot and move across the globe.
But can you speak the language of love auf Deutsch?
As well as writing more than a dozen books on love and relationships, including the acclaimed “The Dream Prince Trap - covering the danger of searching for the perfect partner” - Hegmann is also a relationship counsellor for singles and couples.
-Diana and Wolfram --- Want to hear more bi-national couples in Germany talk about cross-cultural relationships?
Check out the videos below: Okay, you learned how to introduce yourself, say where you come from and how old you are in German.
I now believe that Brett and I are probably more Australian/German than I thought we would be.
For example, trying to be on the safe side all the time and planning well ahead really is quite a German trait.
Most Germans put their tree up right before or on Christmas Eve.