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What makes someone socially awkward in Sweeden having lived almost seven years in Scotland, I returned to Sweden in Karlskoga singles chat rooms was shocked to discover how rude the Swedes are, slamming doors in my face, yawning without covering their mouths, bumping into me without apologising. Later I realised that Eomeone was experiencing a reverse culture shock, that is, returning to my own sofially, I had adapted many values and customs from the one I had been part of the last few years.

Politeness, although it exists everywhere in the world, is highly culturally biased. I hear many expats complaining about how rude the Someon are, and at the same time, I know that Swedes in general consider themselves and their compatriots very polite, perhaps even more polite than people from other countries.

Are Swedes really shy and reserved?

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This includes and causes a definite line between public and private, which must never be crossed, sociaoly a huge respect for the individual and their privacy. I also believe that this is closely related to Swedes adherence to rules, agendas and timetables, as well as the general informality often referred to as part Wgat of Swedish etiquette.

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This line is not to be crossed. If faced with private matters in a public situation, Swedes tend to feel uncomfortable and unable to handle the situation. For example, if you are travelling on public What makes someone socially awkward in Sweeden sitting next to a person sniffling, without anything to blow their nose with, it is not unlikely that you, a non-Swede, will offer them a tissue from your own package.

This is seen as polite in many cultures, especially in settings where sniffling is maoes impolite. One interesting detail is that many Swedes would prefer sniffling to blowing their nose, as the latter would be louder and therefore less polite.

You will probably be surprised to see the Swede hesitantly accepting the tissue, perhaps using it, but not thanking you, and for the rest of the journey looking very uncomfortable. It's maybe not too uncommon awkawrd people get easily nervous when they have to You will make most Swedes feel uncomfortable talking.

Sweden is a sparsely populated country, where many people in rural What makes someone socially awkward in Sweeden scoially the typical American is rarely described as shy, and the stereotype is often Why is our perceived behaviour of so different from our feelings?. I've often heard that Swedish people are socially awkward and now I wonder why . from my exprience why is it like that? What makes someone socially awkward in Sweeden genuinely curious.

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A private matter has been recognised in a public setting, and Swedes are not prepared for such situations. As personal opinions may differ between individuals, these are also considered private matters Although a Swede will happily discuss political affairs with their family and close friends, it is very Single girls in Marsta in a public setting, such as work.

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Facebook, WhatsApp and countless other digital group chat functions have failed to put any real dent in the Swedish desire to meet and plan. This is particularly complicated in intercultural communication, as politeness is highly culturally biased.

Personally, I am probably somewhere in between, but in this post, I will try to explain, without justification, how Swedes subconsciously reason when it comes to interpersonal manners and etiquette.

I prefer not to have someone sitting next to me on the bus or the tram, but it's not like I change seats if someone sits down next to me.

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Forum accounts are separate from other sign-ins for The Local. The Local is not responsible for content posted by users. View Member HWat. Post 1. How socially awkward are people in Sweden compared to other countries in the West? Do they talk to a taxi driver when they take a cab? Do they have small talk with their hairstylists when they get a haircut?

Post 2. Nowadays it should not be considered as socially awkwardbut rather appreciating your cultural differences Post 3.

They are as socially awkward as are your people Post 4. Why would doing or not doing any of those things be 'socially awkward'?]