After she spent much of her childhood battling against the Greek stereotype that a woman’s place is in the kitchen, author Ekaterina Botziou* shares her wisdom on how to keep your Greek man happy in the following opinion piece.A Greek male is a complex creature full of contradictions, hyperboles and oxymorons.
They are not likely to spend hours weighing the pros and cons of a situation but would much rather jump in the fray and enjoy themselves.
So you will find a Greek man flirting outrageously with you, haggling with your over a piece of merchandise with great relish and even losing all he his money by gambling.
In this sense, Greek men are largely like those found anywhere else in the world - some good, some bad and the majority somewhere in between.
Tied to the apron strings It is said about Greek men that they never truly get out from the shadows of their mothers.
An endearing sense of spontaneity There is something in the air of Greece which makes the men spontaneous and happy-go-lucky.