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She may be right: Swiss government figures in 2015 revealed that 35 percent of marriages were between a Swiss and a foreigner.The Swiss need plenty of encouragement Search dating on any Swiss expat forum, and you find a slew of women moaning that men don’t approach them.You need to make more effort than you think With the rise of dating apps like Tinder and Grindr, many of us expect instant hook-ups.

“This gives the man the green light to speak to you. Exacerbating the problem is the temporal nature of expats.

Swiss people may not be keen on making an effort when they know you are likely to move on in the near future, explains Tijmens.

But as Swiss Marc* reveals, “we behave the way we do because of the numerous rejections we have received from Swiss women.” Tijmens’ top tip?

Women should make themselves more approachable by, for example, smiling and saying ‘hello’. It doesn’t pay off to label yourself an ‘expat’ Think being an expat will make you sound exotic? There are around two million expats in Switzerland from all over the world, but the Swiss are on their home turf: they have friendships they established as children, making it hard for foreigners to build relationships with them.

Soon after he started dating a Swiss, Frenchman Martin* realized he was expected to keep his distance.

“She would suggest meeting up only every two weeks, even though we didn’t live far from each other,” he says.

Take German expat Lena*, a leggy blonde: she noticed that since moving to Zurich, she has not been hit on much in bars.

“I mainly get approached by Spanish guys,” she admits, adding that she thinks Swiss men must be too arrogant or too scared to speak to women.

*names have been changed A version of this article was published in 2016.

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