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“In Frankfurt we have a number of these things like the Newcomer's Network.
There are lots of organizations to join to meet people,” she says.
When it comes to the romantic side, Barbara is feeling optimistic about the future.
She's met someone through a business networking site.
“They get lost in the city but becoming part of the city doesn't really allow a relationship because you have so many options to choose from.” Knowing that there's someone else out there is a “disadvantage”, says Gi, because you can never “give yourself completely to one person”.
Gi was in a stable relationship when she lived in Dortmund for six months but both didn't want to do long-distance when she moved to Berlin.
On Tinder, where she listed herself as bi-curious, she met a woman who's now a great pal.
“Us chatting for a half hour each in each others' languages turned into a serious relationship,” she says.Trish has also been asked out by a guy who approached her while she was locking her bike, but he ghosted her (didn't get in touch with her again) after one date.Every person Trish has gone on a date with in Berlin so far has been German.Language tandem success Rebecca, 33, from San Francisco, has been in Berlin for six years.Like Trish, she finds men in the capital sometimes have “Peter Pan syndrome” but looking back, she says, overall it was a positive experience.