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Archive for July 4th, 2006

Friends and Acquaintances

Posted: Tuesday, July 4th, 2006 @ 3:21 pm in Expat | 2 Comments »

Friendship means something here in Germany. Friends are people you’ve spent a lot of time with, shared private thoughts with, people you can trust to be there when you need a listening ear, and who look forward to seeing you. Everyone else is an acquaintance. It’s not an insult here to call someone an acquaintance. […]