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"In other countries, like France of the US, it's also more common to approach people who are alone and ask them a bit about themselves," she adds.

I was planning to stay [in Sweden] long-term so I made sure to let him know; Swedes might feel too awkward to ask those hard questions.

"It's the same when it comes to having 'the talk' to define your relationship.

Navigating the Swedish dating scene is a common struggle for newcomers, from worries over whether and how to make the first move, and defining the relationship in a country whose population has a reputation for reservedness and privacy. And even for those who did find love, it was far more common for them to couple up with someone of their own nationality than with a Swede. It's true in the cities, where people often put the priority on their careers, but also in rural areas, where traditionally people have always lived more remotely.

Among immigrants who arrived single between 19, only around a quarter were in a relationship five years later, according to a study from Statistics Sweden.

Kathy says her experience of dating and being ghosted taught her that communication was key, even more so as a foreigner.

"You need to show you're making an effort to understand the culture and are serious about staying here.

While it's not an exclusively Swedish term, Kathy says that from conversations with friends, the concept of ghosting is unusually common here.

"In other countries, I found it easy to tell if a guy was interested or not.

There, and in Amsterdam and Glasgow, it's easy to meet people on the street and the conversation just flows, but in Sweden it's the opposite so 'traditional' dating seems more weird." Though she found it easy to make connections through Tinder, she had the impression that many men didn't take this seriously.

As an expat, she also found it hard to interpret how her date was feeling, and was often surprised with the way things turned out.

"I think people often move here, especially women, and feel unattractive because people aren't making so much eye contact or looking at them.

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