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After the first date, most people would probably expect to go Dutch (and not just in the Netherlands! Last year, a well-known romantic social networking site asked 13,000 members from around the world ‘Would you kiss on a first date?

' Over half of the Americans, Australians and Canadians said they would kiss on a first date, while only 29 percent of Germans and 32 percent of French said they would pucker up.

In most European countries, rather than going on specific ‘dates' as you might in the US, getting to know someone romantically is far more casual: "Walks in the afternoon/evening which may be followed by an informal drink at a café or a bite to eat at lunchtime", or "meeting up in a group with friends" is not uncommon, says some European expats.

In the Netherlands you might take a walk or go on a bike ride.

If a woman shows too much interest too soon, she may scare a man away.

As in France, a game of chase and refusal must take place before any form of ‘date' will materialise.

To gather real accounts of the European dating scene, last year we asked around 500 (mostly, but not exclusively, heterosexual) expats living in the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Germany, Spain, and Switzerland a series of up-close and personal questions about themselves, their relationships and their sex lives.

Of course, every relationship is different and how yours develops will depend on who you both are and the chemistry between you.

If you're interested in someone, maintain eye contact – if you aren't, don't.

If you say ‘no' to an invitation, he may well think you're playing hard to get and will probably persist.

The statistic shows the most popular online dating services and social media sites to find a partner in selected countries as of February 2014.