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    I Have A Love/Hate Relationship With Being Dutch - - I'm half Dutch, half French. I was born in the Netherlands and had a dual nationality at birth. I speak Dutch like a native...
    GoneRogue GoneRogue 41-45, M 5 Responses Nov 11, 2013

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    Don't Trust Translations - Pas Op Met Vertalingen. - In Dutch I wanted to say: Het is nogal wiedes dat als Cor een kaper is en alle kapers baarden hebben, dat Cor dan een baard...
    weel1909 weel1909 61-65, M 3 Responses Feb 16, 2011

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    Stoven Of Inhebben? (a Story In Flemish, Dutch.) - Bezuiden jullie rijksgrens zeggen wij: "iemand een pee stoven". Dat blijkt een onvertaalbare uitdrukking te zijn, die in het...
    weel1909 weel1909 61-65, M 3 Responses Mar 2, 2011

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    'black Pete' - Okay so there is this tradition in the Netherlands, it's called 'sinterklaas' and it is a lot like christmas. Let me tell you the story. Every year around november...
    ExperiencesOfMe ExperiencesOfMe 16-17, F 6 Responses Oct 22, 2013

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    A Poem Called "cutter's Lullaby" - I am a cutter an I am also a poet. When I was fifteen I started to really get into writing poetry when I was with my ex-fiance Jonathan...
    PhoenixLily PhoenixLily 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 4, 2011

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    My Husband Is Dutch - I am Asian and my husband is Dutch. He lives in my corner of the world now. Our cultures clash. He has had a very liberal life compared to mine. If there is a...
    Cheyenne02 Cheyenne02 41-45, F 8 Responses Aug 29, 2012

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    100% Nl - Yes i am 100% Dutch and proud of it. I mean i love my country but only to a certain degree. Such a small country with such a big history and still pushing forward. If i...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Aug 21, 2012

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    My Dutch Name - Hi. My name is Katrien and Kathrin is my English name. Katrien means pure. My bijnaam is stijgen. My nickname is this because I always 'rise above' my situations...
    standintherain standintherain 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 26, 2009

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    Complicated But Considered Dutch - If you were to get your hands on my ID and/or passport, you would quickly realize I am as Dutch as it gets. Born in the farmer territory province...
    BounceAround BounceAround 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 6, 2013

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    I'm Dutch, But Not Proud... - A lot of people say that you should be proud if your Dutch... But I really don't feel that way. Why I don't know.
    linda linda 21-25, F 19 Responses Oct 18, 2006

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    Proud to Be a Dutch - Born and raised in the Netherlands, of Dutch parents, grandparents and so on. The first occurring foreign lines in our history take place around the 15th...
    DutchPerson DutchPerson 41-45 6 Responses Sep 17, 2009

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    Hallo Allemaal, - Ik ben benieuwd of er op deze site ook Nederlanders zijn, die op dit moment nog in Nederland wonen.
    Desiderius Desiderius 41-45 10 Responses Nov 17, 2013

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    Ask??!! - Dear dutchy's I've lived in The Netherlands for all my life... If you have any questions, maybe i can help finding anwsers, or give a direction where to look!! Doeiii...
    Moontrick Moontrick 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 3, 2012

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    I am Dutch and really love speaking English
    SkateDutch SkateDutch 16-17, M Mar 20

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    Ja Ik Ook - nou ik ben dus nederlands...ik woon in noord-holland de haarlemmermeer in een dorp genoemt nieuw-vennep...wat dus oersaai is hahaha...geboren in haarlem waar ik nu dan...
    esmee35 esmee35 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 30, 2011

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    Ik Ook - I'm not a nationalistic person really, but I belong to this group.Because I am Dutch, born and bred in the Netherlands, and I am glad to live in a country such as this one...
    MukaiTheDifferent MukaiTheDifferent 22-25, M 7 Responses Jan 23, 2011

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    My Great Granny - My great granny was Dutch and she lived in holand all her life then when my granny was birth she moved to England so I am one quarter dutch
    Charliechew Charliechew 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 29, 2011

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    I'm Dutch Too :) - Someone said they weren't able to be proud of Holland.  Well I am ;) Hehe let me tell you something about Holland and the things I appreciate most...
    Cuirous Cuirous 16-18, M 1 Response Sep 10, 2007

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    Do You Really Know Your Freinds?? - i moved to where i live now 5 years ago. i had been homeschooled my whole life until then. but when we moved here my parents decided to put me...
    outside12 outside12 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 18, 2011

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    So My Father Says. - I really don't know much about my Dutch heritage besides that it's somewhere on my father's side of the family. One day I will probably look deeper into it.
    CuteInChaos CuteInChaos 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24, 2011

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    Black Dutch - Like most American's, I have a little of a lot of things. I didn't start studying my ancestry until about three years ago. It was kind of a team effort with my cousin...
    RhombusInTheSquare RhombusInTheSquare 36-40, F 8 Responses Nov 5, 2012

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    My Dutch Roots - The accomplishments of my familly on my Dutch side make me really proud of my heritage. When my grandmother was girl, she came here with her parents who gave her a...
    HeartofHearts HeartofHearts 31-35 3 Responses Oct 10, 2010

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    I Am Dutch - Well I am American but I am mostly Dutch more than anything.  Both my mom and dad were Dutch with a couple other things.  I would love to see what Holland is...
    Valentine Valentine 26-30, F 6 Responses Sep 18, 2007

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    Past Life On A Nother Planet - maybe it's hard to understand but for me it feels normal to think this way I have a wife and a daughter now seen 2 times their planet similar to...
    soufian1984 soufian1984 26-30, M Dec 1, 2012

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    Half Dutch - I guess I'm half Dutch.My Mom was born in Amsterdam a few years before WWII. She lived through those war years as a young girl. She made it through but lost her Father...
    waltray77 waltray77 46-50, M Mar 19, 2011

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    Well Partly - According to my dad, I'm American Dutch. Whatever that is suppose to mean.I don't know much about my heritage because my mom hates talking about her family and my dad...
    lanacat lanacat 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 25, 2012

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    Purely Historically - The year is 1650, and at Meppel in the province of Drenthe a boy child is born, and baptised by his father with the name Roellof.  At thirteen years of age...
    DesertRanger DesertRanger 66-70, M 5 Responses Oct 28, 2011

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    How Can A Skinny Boy Like Me Get A Big Girl? - How can a skinny boy like me get a big girl cuz im realy atracted to bigger girls Since my 12 but i m to a fraid to ask someone. Im...
    Theofeedeelover Theofeedeelover 18-21, M 3 Responses Sep 12, 2011

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    Zijn er hier ook leuke nederlandse mensen om mee te praten? :) Are there any nice people on this site who live in the Netherlands to talk with?
    SkateDutch SkateDutch 16-17, M 3 Responses Mar 21

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    Heritage From the Netherlands - My fathers ancestors migated from the Netherlands, my maiden name is "Siereveld" and that is definitely very dutch!!  I actually...
    Mystic44 Mystic44 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 12, 2007

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    Proud To Be Dutch - I was raised Dutch and I loved my childhood. My family immigrated in the 1950's. I am the last of a dying family and it makes me sad to know that my child...
    KJsMama KJsMama 22-25, F 1 Response May 2, 2012

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    I Have Dutch Families - Well, i'm born in Aruba, which used to form part of the duth antilles. Here we are educated in the dutch language. Some aunts and uncles were born and live...
    liza86 liza86 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 1, 2008

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    HATSEKLATS! ..ende Zeau. - Okay, I might not be 100% Dutch, but I'm "geboren en getogen" in Holland. It amazes me I haven't already come across folk from the Netherlands...
    PinkBunnyProject PinkBunnyProject 22-25, F 6 Responses Sep 20, 2008

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    About That - I have a Dutch last name and can read a little but really I am an american but I do know 2 other languages besides english and my grandma 2 generations ago was dutch
    r3s3lliebers r3s3lliebers 18-21 2 Responses Apr 19, 2013

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    I'm half dutch half palestinian
    yaraavt yaraavt 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    Looking For A Female Feedee - im a 16 year old boy looking for a female feedee i do anything she wants.
    Theofeedeelover Theofeedeelover 18-21, M 4 Responses Sep 3, 2011

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    I've always been interested in the Netherlands. My grandparents are from there and speak highly of it. As I have dutch citizenship and passport I've been considering moving there...
    cheechako cheechako 26-30, F 11 Responses Jan 9

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    Kom Terug!!! :( - NEE! Alle verhalen in deze groep zijn zo OUD! Zijn er geen nederlanders meer op EP? Oke eigenlijk is deze groep niet echt voor nederlanders als in ja ik woon in...
    honestlyme honestlyme 22-25, F 8 Responses Feb 12, 2011

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    My dad immigrated from the Netherlands when he was 2. For the longest time, my Oma would refuse to speak English. After coming to terms with what had happened, (being under German...
    marine0351 marine0351 36-40, M 1 Response Dec 24, 2013

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    Looking For Female Fatty/feedee - hi im theo and im 16 years old 'skinny boy' im looking for a female fatty or feedee around 15-18 years that likes it to be fat and to become...
    Theofeedeelover Theofeedeelover 18-21, M Sep 11, 2011

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    Ik Schrijf Dit Omdat Ik Hou Van Het Nederlands Van Mijn Opa. - Van mijn vier grootouders is er slechts één van 'boven de Moerdijk': de vader van wijlen mijn moeder. Hij ontmoette...
    weel1909 weel1909 61-65, M Mar 1, 2011

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    The Dutch In Me. - I had wanted to wait until I had more details about my heritage to write in this group. But I figured oh well and am now going to write one anyway. I am Dutch on...
    Skyelillie Skyelillie 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 30, 2008

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    I live in a very ****** up country when it comes to racism and discrimination. The bad thing is, everyone here sees himself as "extremely tolerant towards foreigners." Well, they...
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