Different cultures around the world have a different appreciation of the qualities that make someone a desirable mate.
What might be considered romantic, attractive or polite in one culture might not be well received in another.
You’ll be eternally grateful for all of the countless phone calls and visits to the Ausländerbehörde (Foreigner Office) he makes on your behalf.
Dating someone from a foreign country can be an exciting experience, but it's important to keep in mind that a relationship with a person from another culture can be complex.
If a German guy says something, chances are you can believe him.
When he says “I love you,” he most likely means it.
This is one of the hardest lessons I’ve experienced being an expat in Germany.