At the same time, this is yet another symptom of the slow measured natures of the Swedes; but don’t be fooled by his relative silence – all the while that you are chatting about your work and family, your date is actually evaluating you as a potential partner.
It is his way of turning things over in his head and deciding whether to move forward with this relationship.
However this is not really a sign of their unresponsive nature but a way of keeping their emotions in control.
Incredibly in popular western culture, this is even attributed to the cold and austere Swedish climate which supposedly makes people unfriendly and humorless.
They would rather listen than talk If you are dating a Swedish man, you may find yourself doing most of the talking in the relationship.