If you can decipher the mystery of Swedish dating, let me know.
Love is a battlefield, a young Pat Benatar once sang. Although snagging your own Swede (the nationality, not the vegetable) can also have its advantages.
We hung out a few more times and, in my mind, there was no way I could fail. Unlike the others, she took the initiative of “first contact” by talking to me after a class we shared. We ate a nice meal of chicken and rice, and then we talked for a bit. A couple weeks later, she told me she was seeing someone.
A guy whose name I never learned, of whom she and her friends had never spoken, and of whom I didn’t even see any evidence of on Facebook. If you want to say “I’m not interested,” then just say it!
In fact, so can snagging a good Swede (the vegetable, not the nationality) - but that's a whole different top ten. From our other editions: If, on the other hand, you’re looking for love in another of The Local’s countries then we have plenty more tips for you.